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

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from St Albans City to West Hampstead Thameslink
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Farnborough (Main)

$25 - $37

Cheapest option

Line 84 bus, subway, train  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the line 84 bus from St Albans, Lattimore Road to Barnet, High Barnet 84
  2. Take the subway from High Barnet station to Waterloo station
  3. Take the train from London Waterloo to Farnborough (Main)

$17 - $26

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from St Albans, Town Hall to Heathrow Central Bus Station 724
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Farnborough, Hampshire National Express / ...

$20 - $22

Taxi  •  46 min

  1. Take a taxi from St Albans to Farnborough 44.8 miles

$200 - $250

Drive  •  46 min

  1. Drive from St Albans to Farnborough 44.8 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from St Albans to Farnborough is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from St Albans to Farnborough is to taxi which costs £150 - £190 and takes 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from St Albans to Farnborough. However, there are services departing from St Albans, Town Hall and arriving at Farnborough, Hampshire via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 5 min.

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The distance between St Albans and Farnborough is 37 miles. The road distance is 44.8 miles.

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The best way to get from St Albans to Farnborough without a car is to train which takes 1 h 45 min and costs £19 - £29.

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It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to get from St Albans to Farnborough, including transfers.

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St Albans to Farnborough bus services, operated by Green Line, depart from St Albans, Town Hall station.

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The best way to get from St Albans to Farnborough is to train which takes 1 h 45 min and costs £19 - £29. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £17 and takes 3 h 5 min.

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St Albans to Farnborough bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Farnborough, Hampshire station.

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Yes, the driving distance between St Albans to Farnborough is 45 miles. It takes approximately 46 min to drive from St Albans to Farnborough.

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Map of how to get from St Albans to Farnborough.
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  • Distance: 36.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 45 min

What companies run services between St Albans, England and Farnborough, England?

You can take a train from St Albans to Farnborough via West Hampstead Thameslink, West Hampstead station, Waterloo station, and London Waterloo in around 1 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from St Albans to Farnborough via Heathrow Central Bus Station and Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 3 h 5 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
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
Hourly
Schedules at
metroline.co.uk
Green Line
Phone
0344 801 7261
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from St Albans, Town Hall to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
greenline.co.uk
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Farnborough, Hampshire
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from St Albans to Farnborough
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$200 - $250
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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