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There are 5 ways to get from St Albans to Highcliffe by train, bus or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Hinton Admiral

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Line 757 bus, bus

  1. Take the line 757 bus from Bricket Wood, Black Boy PH to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd

Train via New Milton, Whitefield Road Terminus

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to New Milton

Train via Southampton Central

  1. Take the train from St Albans City to East Croydon
  2. Take the train from East Croydon to Southampton Central

Drive

  1. Drive from St Albans to Highcliffe

St Albans to Highcliffe by train and subway

The journey time between St Albans and Highcliffe is around 3h 15m and covers a distance of around 123 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 45 min. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 27m. Operated by Thameslink, London Underground (Tube) and South Western Railway, the St Albans to Highcliffe service departs from St Albans City and arrives in Hinton Admiral. Typically 61 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 29m
Layover time:
45 min
Total time:
3h 15m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 27m
Journey distance:
123 miles
Services per week:
61
Cheapest price:
£55
Carbon emissions:
10 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:35
Last service departs at:
23:47

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

St Albans to Highcliffe train and subway schedules

St Albans → Highcliffe
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Highcliffe is 111.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from St Albans to Highcliffe is to line 757 bus and bus which costs £11 - £19 and takes 6h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from St Albans to Highcliffe is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 1h 56m.

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No, there is no direct bus from St Albans to Highcliffe. However, there are services departing from St Albans, Abbey and arriving at Highcliffe, The Lord Bute via Bricket Wood, Black Boy PH, London Victoria Coach Station, Bournemouth Station and Bournemouth Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 43m.

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No, there is no direct train from St Albans to Highcliffe. However, there are services departing from St Albans City and arriving at Hinton Admiral via West Hampstead station and London Waterloo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 32m.

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The distance between St Albans and Highcliffe is 92 miles. The road distance is 108.3 miles.

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The best way to get from St Albans to Highcliffe without a car is to train which takes 3h 32m and costs £55 - £110.

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It takes approximately 3h 32m to get from St Albans to Highcliffe, including transfers.

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St Albans to Highcliffe bus services, operated by Arriva UK, depart from Bricket Wood, Black Boy PH station.

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St Albans to Highcliffe train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from London Waterloo station.

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The best way to get from St Albans to Highcliffe is to train which takes 3h 32m and costs £55 - £110. Alternatively, you can line 757 bus and bus, which costs £11 - £19 and takes 6h 43m.

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  • Distance: 92.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 32m

What companies run services between St Albans, England and Highcliffe, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council, England?

South Western Railway operates a train from London Waterloo to Hinton Admiral every 4 hours. Tickets cost £45 - £90 and the journey takes 1h 53m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from St Albans to Highcliffe via Bricket Wood, Black Boy PH, Victoria, Green Line Coach Station, London Victoria Coach Station, Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd, Bournemouth Station, and Bournemouth Square in around 6h 43m.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from London Waterloo to Hinton Admiral
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£45 - £90
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£45 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £90
Train from London Waterloo to New Milton
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £85
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £85
Thameslink
Bus operators
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
National Express

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St Albans to Highcliffe bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd.

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St Albans to Highcliffe train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Hinton Admiral station.

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Yes, the driving distance between St Albans to Highcliffe is 108 miles. It takes approximately 1h 56m to drive from St Albans to Highcliffe.

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