There are 6 ways to get from St Albans to Saffron Walden by train, bus, taxi 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  •  2 h 25 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

$35 - $48

Cheapest option

Bus, line 6 bus  •  3 h 34 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

$20 - $29

4 alternative options

Line 341 bus, train  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the line 341 bus from Hatfield Garden Village, Daisy Drive to Broxbourne Railway Station 341 / ...
  2. Take the train from Broxbourne to Audley End

$26 - $37

Bus, line 510 bus, line 6 bus  •  3 h 58 min

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

$23 - $26

Taxi  •  53 min

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

$200 - $240

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from St Albans to Saffron Walden 41.1 miles

$8 - $13

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 Underground Station, Tottenham Hale Underground Station, Tottenham Hale, Audley End, and Audley End, Railway Station in around 2 h 25 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 34 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Tottenham Hale to Audley End
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Broxbourne to Audley End
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Hatfield Garden Village, Daisy Drive to Broxbourne Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stephensonsofessex.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 Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
Other operators
Taxi from St Albans to Saffron Walden
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$200 - $240
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between St Albans and Saffron Walden is 50 km. The road distance is 66 km.

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

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

No, there is no direct bus from St Albans to Saffron Walden. However, there are services departing from St Albans City Railway Station and arriving at Saffron Walden, East Street via Hatfield and Stansted Airport, Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 34 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 25 min to get from St Albans to Saffron Walden, including transfers.