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There are 5 ways to get from St Albans to Chesterton by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train, subway  •  2h 39m

  1. Take the train from St Albans City to West Hampstead Thameslink
  2. Take the subway from West Hampstead station to Baker Street station
  3. Take the train from London Marylebone to Bicester North

£35 - £55

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Luton Station Interchange to Central station 99 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Central station to Bicester Village X5

£15 - £23

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3h 34m

  1. Take the train from St Albans City to Luton
  2. Take the bus from Luton to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14
  3. Take the bus from Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway to Bicester Village X5

£16 - £22

Taxi  •  56 min

  1. Take a taxi from St Albans to Chesterton 45.8 miles

£110 - £140

Drive  •  56 min

  1. Drive from St Albans to Chesterton 45.8 miles

£7 - £11

St Albans to Chesterton by train, subway, walk and bus

The journey time between St Albans and Chesterton is around 2h 2m and covers a distance of around 75 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 34m. Operated by Thameslink, London Underground (Tube), Chiltern Railways and others, the St Albans to Chesterton service departs from St Albans City and arrives in Bicester, Vendee Drive. Typically 175 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 2m
Fastest journey time:
1h 34m
Journey distance:
75 miles
Services per week:
175
Cheapest price:
£35
Carbon emissions:
6 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:23
Last service departs at:
23:25

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

St Albans to Chesterton train, subway, walk and bus schedules

Departing Sunday, August 1, 2021

St Albans → Chesterton
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The cheapest way to get from St Albans to Chesterton is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from St Albans to Chesterton is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 56 min.

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The distance between St Albans and Chesterton is 38 miles. The road distance is 45.8 miles.

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The best way to get from St Albans to Chesterton without a car is to train and subway which takes 2h 39m and costs £35 - £55.

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It takes approximately 2h 39m to get from St Albans to Chesterton, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between St Albans to Chesterton is 46 miles. It takes approximately 56 min to drive from St Albans to Chesterton.

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  • Distance: 37.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 39m

What companies run services between St Albans, England and Chesterton, Oxfordshire, England?

You can take a bus from St Albans to Chesterton via Luton, Luton Station Interchange, and Central station in around 2h 56m.

Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from St Albans City to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £10
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£8 - £10
Train from St Albans City to Luton
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£5 - £7
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from West Hampstead station to Baker Street station
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Luton Station Interchange to Central station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
Bus from Central station to Bicester Village
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
Bus from Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway to Bicester Village
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Luton to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from St Albans to Chesterton
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
£110 - £140
St Albans Drivr
Phone
+44 1727 400 094
Website
stalbansdrivr.uk
Rider Taxis
Phone
+44 1727 828 282
Website
ridertaxis.co.uk
Gold Line Taxis
Phone
+44 1727 833 333
Website
goldlinetaxis.co.uk
Abbey Astar Cars
Phone
+44 1727 855 555
Website
abbeyastartaxis.co.uk
A1 Taxis
Phone
+44 1727 866 666
Website
a1taxis.net

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