There are 5 ways to get from St Albans to Oxford by train, bus 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 50 min

$52 - $107

Cheapest option

Bus via Aylesbury, Bus Station (Aylesbury Bus Station)  •  3 h 7 min

  1. 500 / ...
  2. 280|Sapphire / ...

$11 - $20

3 alternative options

Line 301 bus, bus  •  3 h 6 min

  1. 300 / ...
  2. National Express / ...

$13 - $20

Bus Oxford Bus Company  •  3 h 24 min

  1. 724
  2. OXF|the airline

$23 - $30

Drive  •  1 h 1 min

  1. 56.2 miles

$12 - $18

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

Chiltern Railways operates a train from St Albans to Oxford hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 1 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from St Albans to Oxford via Hemel Hempstead, Marlowes and Hemel Hempstead in around 3 h 6 min.

Train operators
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from London Marylebone to Oxford
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from St Albans, Lattimore Road to Hemel Hempstead, Marlowes
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Hemel Hempstead, Marlowes to Aylesbury, Bus Station (Aylesbury Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 11) to Oxford City Centre, Carfax (Stop I2)
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Red Rose Travel
Phone
01296 747 926
Website
redrosetravel.com
Bus from Hemel Hempstead, Marlowes to Aylesbury, Bus Station (Aylesbury Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
redrosetravel.com
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from St Albans City Railway Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H5)
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between St Albans and Oxford is 64 km. The road distance is 90 km.

The cheapest way to get from St Albans to Oxford is to bus which costs £8 - £15 and takes 3 h 7 min.

The quickest way to get from St Albans to Oxford is to drive which takes 1 h 1 min and costs £8 - £13.

No, there is no direct bus from St Albans to Oxford. However, there are services departing from St Albans, Lattimore Road and arriving at Oxford via Hemel Hempstead. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 6 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 50 min to get from St Albans to Oxford, including transfers.