There are 7 ways to get from St Albans to Royston by bus, train, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from St Albans City Railway Station to Hatfield Railway Station 724 / ...
  2. Take the train from Hatfield (Herts) to Royston

$16 - $26

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from St Albans, St Peter's Street to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) 321|Sapphire
  2. Take the bus from Luton to Royston National Express / ...

$13 - $24

5 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from St Albans City to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Royston

$30 - $41

Line 301 bus  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the line 301 bus from St Albans, Lattimore Road to Stevenage Railway Station 301

$15 - $21

Line 653 bus, train  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the line 653 bus from St Albans, Lattimore Road to Welwyn Garden City, Bus Station 230 / ...
  2. Take the train from Welwyn Garden City to Royston

$17 - $25

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from St Albans to Royston 31.3 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from St Albans to Royston 31.3 miles

$6 - $10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from St Albans to Royston is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from St Albans to Royston is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from St Albans to Royston. However, there are services departing from St Albans, St Peter's Street and arriving at Royston, The Green via Luton and Royston, Tesco. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from St Albans to Royston. However, there are services departing from St Albans City and arriving at Royston via London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 53 min.

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The distance between St Albans and Royston is 25 miles. The road distance is 31.3 miles.

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The best way to get from St Albans to Royston without a car is to bus and train which takes 1 h 19 min and costs £12 - £20.

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It takes approximately 1 h 19 min to get from St Albans to Royston, including transfers.

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St Albans to Royston bus services, operated by Arriva UK, depart from St Albans, St Peter's Street station.

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Map of how to get from St Albans to Royston.
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  • Distance: 24.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 19 min

What companies run services between St Albans, England and Royston, Hertfordshire, England?

You can take a train from St Albans to Royston via London St Pancras International LL and London Kings Cross in around 1 h 53 min. Alternatively, Arriva UK operates a bus from St Albans to Royston every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 1 h 29 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Hatfield (Herts) to Royston
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from St Albans City to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Royston
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Welwyn Garden City to Royston
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Hatfield (Herts) to Royston
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Royston
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from Welwyn Garden City to Royston
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Bus operators
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 Hatfield Railway Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from St Albans City Railway Station to Hatfield Railway Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from St Albans, Lattimore Road to Stevenage Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from St Albans, St Peter's Street to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from St Albans, Lattimore Road to Welwyn Garden City, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.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 Luton to Royston
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from St Albans to Royston
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
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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