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There are 6 ways to get from St Albans to Saffron Walden by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from St Albans City to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from Tottenham Hale to Audley End

$30 - $42

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Line 341 bus, train  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the line 341 bus from Hatfield, The Galleria to Broxbourne station 341 / ...
  2. Take the train from Broxbourne to Audley End

Bus, line 6 bus  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Hatfield to Stansted Airport London National Express / ...
  2. Take the line 6 bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Saffron Walden, East Street 6

Bus, line 510 bus, line 6 bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from St Albans City station to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station 724
  2. Take the line 510 bus from Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station to Stansted Airport, Coach Station 510 / ...
  3. Take the line 6 bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Saffron Walden, East Street 6

Taxi  •  53 min

  1. Take a taxi from St Albans to Saffron Walden 41.1 miles

$190 - $230

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from St Albans to Saffron Walden 41.1 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from St Albans to Saffron Walden is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from St Albans to Saffron Walden is to taxi which costs £140 - £180 and takes 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from St Albans to Saffron Walden. However, there are services departing from St Albans, Lattimore Road and arriving at Saffron Walden, East Street via Hatfield and Stansted Airport, Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 59 min.

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The distance between St Albans and Saffron Walden is 31 miles. The road distance is 41.1 miles.

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The best way to get from St Albans to Saffron Walden without a car is to train which takes 2 h 41 min and costs £23 - £35.

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It takes approximately 2 h 41 min to get from St Albans to Saffron Walden, including transfers.

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St Albans to Saffron Walden bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Hatfield station.

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The best way to get from St Albans to Saffron Walden is to train which takes 2 h 41 min and costs £23 - £35. Alternatively, you can bus and line 6 bus, which costs and takes 3 h 59 min.

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St Albans to Saffron Walden bus services, operated by Stephensons of Essex, arrive at Saffron Walden, East Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between St Albans to Saffron Walden is 41 miles. It takes approximately 53 min to drive from St Albans to Saffron Walden.

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Map of how to get from St Albans to Saffron Walden.
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  • Distance: 31.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 41 min

What companies run services between St Albans, England and Saffron Walden, England?

You can take a train from St Albans to Saffron Walden via London St Pancras International LL, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Tottenham Hale station, Tottenham Hale, Audley End, and Audley End, station in around 2 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from St Albans to Saffron Walden via Hatfield, The Galleria, Hatfield, Stansted Airport London, and Stansted Airport, Coach Station in around 3 h 59 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Tottenham Hale to Audley End
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Broxbourne to Audley End
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Uno
Phone
01707 255764
Email
unobus@herts.ac.uk
Website
unobus.info
Bus from Hatfield, The Galleria to Broxbourne station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Website
unobus.info
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 Hatfield to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stephensons of Essex
Phone
01376 503050
Email
customerservices@stephensonsofessex.com
Website
stephensonsofessex.com
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Saffron Walden, East Street
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
stephensonsofessex.com
Green Line
Phone
0344 801 7261
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from St Albans City station to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
greenline.co.uk
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from St Albans to Saffron Walden
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$190 - $230
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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