There are 6 ways to get from St Albans to Staines-upon-Thames by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from West Hampstead to Richmond NLL
  2. Take the train from Richmond (London) to Staines

$18 - $29

Cheapest option

Line 724 bus, line 951 bus  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the line 724 bus from St Albans, St Peter's Street to Croxley Green, Croxley Metropolitan Station 724
  2. Take the line 951 bus from Croxley Green, Croxley Metropolitan Station to Staines Railway Station 951

$13

4 alternative options

Bus, line 555 bus  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from St Albans City Railway Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station 724
  2. Take the line 555 bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Ashford Hospital Entrance 555

$15

Line 301 bus, bus  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the line 301 bus from St Albans, Lattimore Road to Hemel Hempstead, Marlowes 300 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hemel Hempstead to Heathrow Airport London T5 National Express / ...

$14 - $22

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from St Albans to Staines-upon-Thames 29.9 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from St Albans to Staines-upon-Thames 29.9 miles

$6 - $10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from St Albans to Staines-upon-Thames is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from St Albans to Staines-upon-Thames is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from St Albans station to Staines-upon-Thames. However, there are services departing from St Albans City Railway Station and arriving at Ashford Hospital Entrance via Heathrow Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct train from St Albans to Staines-upon-Thames. However, there are services departing from St Albans City and arriving at Staines via West Hampstead and Richmond (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 16 min.

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The distance between St Albans and Staines-upon-Thames is 23 miles. The road distance is 29.9 miles.

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The best way to get from St Albans to Staines-upon-Thames without a car is to train which takes 1 h 16 min and costs £13 - £22.

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It takes approximately 1 h 16 min to get from St Albans to Staines-upon-Thames, including transfers.

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St Albans to Staines-upon-Thames bus services, operated by Green Line (operated by Arriva), arrive at St Albans City Railway Station.

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St Albans to Staines-upon-Thames train services, operated by London Overground, depart from West Hampstead station.

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The best way to get from St Albans to Staines-upon-Thames is to train which takes 1 h 16 min and costs £13 - £22. Alternatively, you can bus and line 555 bus, which costs £11 and takes 2 h 23 min.

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St Albans to Staines-upon-Thames bus services, operated by Hallmark Buses, arrive at Ashford Hospital Entrance station.

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St Albans to Staines-upon-Thames train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Staines station.

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Map of how to get from St Albans to Staines-upon-Thames.
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  • Distance: 23.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 16 min

What companies run services between St Albans, England and Staines-upon-Thames, England?

You can take a train from St Albans to Staines-upon-Thames via West Hampstead Thameslink, West Hampstead, Richmond NLL, and Richmond (London) in around 1 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from St Albans to Staines-upon-Thames via Heathrow Central Bus Station in around 2 h 23 min.

Train operators
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from West Hampstead to Richmond NLL
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$2 - $4
Cash
$6 - $9
Oyster Card
$3 - $6
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 Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
Bus from St Albans, St Peter's Street to Croxley Green, Croxley Metropolitan Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
Hallmark Buses
Website
hallmarkbus.com
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Ashford Hospital Entrance
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
hallmarkbus.com
Sullivan Buses
Phone
01707 646 803
Website
sullivanbuses.co.uk
Bus from Croxley Green, Croxley Metropolitan Station to Staines Railway Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
sullivanbuses.co.uk
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 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
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 Hemel Hempstead to Heathrow Airport London T5
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from St Albans to Staines-upon-Thames
Ave. Duration
32 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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