There are 7 ways to get from St Albans to Covent Garden 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.

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Train, Tube  •  32 min

  1. Take the train from St Albans City to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the Tube from King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station to Covent Garden Underground Station Piccadilly

$13 - $19

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Rideshare  •  51 min

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

$4

5 alternative options

Train  •  42 min

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

$11 - $16

Line 139 bus  •  1 h

  1. Take the line 139 bus from West Hampstead Underground Station to Covent Garden, Southampton St Covent Garden 139

$13 - $16

Line 84 bus, Tube  •  1 h 34 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 Leicester Square Underground Station Northern

$10 - $12

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from St Albans to Covent Garden 22.7 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from St Albans to Covent Garden 22.7 miles

$4 - $7

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

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The quickest way to get from St Albans to Covent Garden is to train and Tube which costs £9 - £15 and takes 32 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from St Albans City and arriving at London Blackfriars. Services depart every 10 minutes. The journey takes approximately 42 min.

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The distance between St Albans and Covent Garden is 19 miles. The road distance is 22.7 miles.

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The best way to get from St Albans to Covent Garden without a car is to train and Tube which takes 32 min and costs £9 - £15.

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It takes approximately 32 min to get from St Albans to Covent Garden, including transfers.

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St Albans to Covent Garden train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from St Albans City station.

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The best way to get from St Albans to Covent Garden is to train which takes 42 min and costs £9 - £12. Alternatively, you can line 139 bus, which costs £9 - £12 and takes 1 h.

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St Albans to Covent Garden train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at London Blackfriars station.

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

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  • Distance: 18.9 miles
  • Duration: 32 min

What companies run services between St Albans, England and Covent Garden, Greater London, England?

Thameslink operates a train from St Albans to Covent Garden every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 42 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from St Albans to Covent Garden every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 47 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from St Albans City to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from St Albans City to London Blackfriars
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station to Covent Garden Underground Station
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from High Barnet Underground Station to Leicester Square Underground Station
Ave. Duration
32 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 Covent Garden, Southampton St Covent Garden
Ave. Duration
47 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 Covent Garden
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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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between St Albans and Covent Garden. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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