There are 7 ways to get from St Albans to Charing Cross by train, subway, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  33 min

  1. Take the train from St Albans City to London Blackfriars

$14 - $18

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  51 min

  1. Take the rideshare from St Albans to London 24.7 miles

$4

5 alternative options

Train, Tube  •  40 min

  1. Take the train from St Albans City to Kentish Town
  2. Take the Tube from Kentish Town Underground Station to Charing Cross Underground Station Northern

$12 - $18

Train, line 139 bus  •  55 min

  1. Take the train from St Albans City to West Hampstead Thameslink
  2. Take the line 139 bus from West Hampstead Underground Station to Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross 139

$13 - $16

Line 84 bus, Tube  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the line 84 bus from St Albans, Lattimore Road to Barnet, High Barnet 84
  2. Take the Tube from High Barnet Underground Station to Charing Cross Underground Station Northern

$10 - $12

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from St Albans to Charing Cross 22.5 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from St Albans to Charing Cross 22.5 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from St Albans to Charing Cross is to rideshare which costs £3 and takes 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from St Albans to Charing Cross is to train which costs £10 - £15 and takes 33 min.

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The distance between St Albans and Charing Cross is 19 miles. The road distance is 22.5 miles.

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The best way to get from St Albans to Charing Cross without a car is to train which takes 33 min and costs £10 - £15.

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It takes approximately 33 min to get from St Albans to Charing Cross, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between St Albans to Charing Cross is 23 miles. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from St Albans to Charing Cross.

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There are 8382+ hotels available in Charing Cross. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between St Albans and Charing Cross. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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Map of how to get from St Albans to Charing Cross.
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  • Distance: 19 miles
  • Duration: 33 min

What companies run services between St Albans, England and Charing Cross, England?

Thameslink operates a train from St Albans to Charing Cross every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 30 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from St Albans City to London Blackfriars
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from St Albans City to Kentish Town
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from St Albans City to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Kentish Town Underground Station to Charing Cross Underground Station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from High Barnet Underground Station to Charing Cross Underground Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from West Hampstead Underground Station to Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Metroline Travel
Phone
0343 222 1234
Email
customerservices@tfl.gov.uk
Website
metroline.co.uk
Bus from St Albans, Lattimore Road to Barnet, High Barnet
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
metroline.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from St Albans to London
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from St Albans to Charing Cross
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Britannia Cars
Phone
+44 1582 422222
A1 24 Hour Taxis Luton
Phone
+44 1582 242424
FiveTwos Luton Cars
Phone
+44 1582 722222

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