There are 5 ways to get from St Albans to Stratford-upon-Avon by train, bus or car

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Train Chiltern Railways, bus  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from London Marylebone to Leamington Spa
  2. Take the bus from Leamington Spa, Railway Station to Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds X18 / ...

$68 - $102

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Bus National Express  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) to Pool Meadow Bus Station 777 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Coventry, Transport Museum to Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds X18 / ...

$23 - $29

3 alternative options

Train Virgin West Coast Trains, bus  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Watford Junction to Coventry
  2. Take the bus from Coventry, Rail Station Bridge to Warwick, Bus Station X17

$46 - $94

Bus via Oxford City Centre, Park End Street (Frideswide Square eastern end)  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Hemel Hempstead, Marlowes to Aylesbury, Bus Station (Aylesbury Bus Station) 500 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 11) to Oxford City Centre, Park End Street (Frideswide Square eastern end)
  3. Take the bus from Banbury Town Centre, Bus Station (Bay 8) to Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds 6 / ...

$34 - $76

Drive  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Drive from St Albans to Stratford-upon-Avon 89.1 miles

$19 - $28

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from St Albans to Stratford-upon-Avon. However, there are services departing from St Albans, St Peter's Street and arriving at Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds via Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) and Coventry, Transport Museum. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 40 min.

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The distance between St Albans and Stratford-upon-Avon is 66 miles. The road distance is 89.1 miles.

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The best way to get from St Albans to Stratford-upon-Avon without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 h 12 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 12 min to get from St Albans to Stratford-upon-Avon, including transfers.

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St Albans to Stratford-upon-Avon bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station).

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St Albans to Stratford-upon-Avon bus services, operated by Stagecoach Warwickshire, arrive at Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds station.

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Yes, the driving distance between St Albans to Stratford-upon-Avon is 89 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 35 min to drive from St Albans to Stratford-upon-Avon.

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There are 521+ hotels available in Stratford-upon-Avon. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from St Albans to Stratford-upon-Avon.
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  • Distance: 66.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 12 min

What companies run services between St Albans, England and Stratford-upon-Avon, England?

You can take a bus from St Albans to Stratford-upon-Avon via Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station), Pool Meadow Bus Station, and Coventry, Transport Museum in around 4 h 40 min.

Train operators
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from London Marylebone to Leamington Spa
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Watford Junction to Coventry
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $75
Bus operators
Stagecoach Warwickshire
Phone
01604 67 60 60
Email
midlands.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Leamington Spa, Railway Station to Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Coventry, Rail Station Bridge to Warwick, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Coventry, Transport Museum to Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) to Pool Meadow Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Hemel Hempstead, Marlowes to Aylesbury, Bus Station (Aylesbury Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 5 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, Park End Street (Frideswide Square eastern end)
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 10 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
Johnson's Excelbus
Phone
01564 797 070
Email
businfo@johnsonscoaches.co.uk
Website
johnsonscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Banbury Town Centre, Bus Station (Bay 8) to Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
johnsonscoaches.co.uk

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