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There are 2 ways to get from St Albans to Hook by train or car

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Train  •  2h 9m

  1. Take the train from St Albans City to West Hampstead Thameslink
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Hook

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Drive  •  55 min

  1. Drive from St Albans to Hook 53.2 miles

St Albans to Hook by train and subway

The journey time between St Albans and Hook is around 1h 50m and covers a distance of around 64 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 16 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 38m. Operated by Thameslink, London Underground (Tube) and South Western Railway, the St Albans to Hook service departs from St Albans City and arrives in Hook. Typically 240 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 34m
Layover time:
16 min
Total time:
1h 50m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 38m
Journey distance:
64 miles
Services per week:
240
Cheapest price:
£28
Carbon emissions:
5 kg CO2

First and last service

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

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

St Albans to Hook train and subway schedules

St Albans → Hook
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The cheapest way to get from St Albans to Hook is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from St Albans to Hook is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from St Albans to Hook. However, there are services departing from St Albans City and arriving at Hook via West Hampstead station and London Waterloo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 9m.

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The distance between St Albans and Hook is 42 miles. The road distance is 53.2 miles.

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The best way to get from St Albans to Hook without a car is to train which takes 2h 9m and costs £28 - £55.

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It takes approximately 2h 9m to get from St Albans to Hook, including transfers.

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

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St Albans to Hook train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Hook station.

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Yes, the driving distance between St Albans to Hook is 53 miles. It takes approximately 55 min to drive from St Albans to Hook.

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There are 229+ hotels available in Hook. Prices start at £75 per night.

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  • Distance: 42.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 9m

What companies run services between St Albans, England and Hook, Hampshire, England?

You can take a train from St Albans to Hook via West Hampstead Thameslink, West Hampstead station, Waterloo station, and London Waterloo in around 2h 9m.

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