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There are 10 ways to get from St Albans to York by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train LNER  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to York

$41 - $164

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Bus  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street National Express

$32 - $45

8 alternative options

Line 301 bus, train  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the line 301 bus from St Albans, St Peter's Street to Stevenage station 301
  2. Take the train from Stevenage to Peterborough
  3. Take the train from Peterborough to York

$44 - $128

Train East Midlands Trains  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Luton to York

$90 - $127

Drive  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Drive from St Albans to York 187.9 miles

$40 - $60

Fly London Heathrow to Manchester, train  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to York

$134 - $354

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from St Albans City to Farringdon
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  3. Take the train from Leeds to York

$103 - $289

Train, subway to London Heathrow, fly to Newcastle  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from St Albans City to Farringdon
  2. Take the subway from Farringdon station to Paddington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL) LHR - NCL
  4. Take the train from Newcastle to York

$126 - $419

Train to Southend, fly to Manchester, train  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to York

$126 - $399

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester, train  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to York

$107 - $242

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The cheapest way to get from St Albans to York is to bus which costs £24 - £35 and takes 6 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from St Albans to York is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from St Albans to York. However, there are services departing from St Albans, St Peter's Street and arriving at York, Blossom Street via Luton, Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 and Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct train from St Albans to York. However, there are services departing from St Albans City and arriving at York via London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 21 min.

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The distance between St Albans and York is 157 miles. The road distance is 187.9 miles.

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The best way to get from St Albans to York without a car is to train which takes 3 h 21 min and costs £30 - £130.

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It takes approximately 3 h 21 min to get from St Albans to York, including transfers.

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St Albans to York bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 station.

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St Albans to York train services, operated by LNER, depart from London Kings Cross station.

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The best way to get from St Albans to York is to train which takes 3 h 21 min and costs £30 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £24 - £35 and takes 6 h 31 min.

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Map of how to get from St Albans to York.
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  • Distance: 156.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 21 min

What companies run services between St Albans, England and York, England?

LNER operates a train from St Albans to York hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 2 h 17 min. Grand Central also services this route 4 times a day. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from St Albans to York every 2 hours. Tickets cost $14 - $19 and the journey takes 2 h 55 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to York
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $95
Train from Stevenage to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$15 - $23
1st Class
$27 - $40
Train from Peterborough to York
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$40 - $65
Train from Newcastle to York
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$19 - $29
1st Class
$35 - $55
Grand Central
Phone
+44 345 603 4852
Email
customer.services@grandcentralrail.com
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Train from London Kings Cross to York
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $150
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $150
Train from Peterborough to York
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $90
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Stevenage to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from St Albans City to Farringdon
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Stevenage to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton to York
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$85 - $130
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $120
Anytime Single
$120 - $180
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to York
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Leeds to York
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $10
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Train from Newcastle to York
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Leeds to York
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$15 - $23
Train from Newcastle to York
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from St Albans, St Peter's Street to Stevenage station
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 30 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 Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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St Albans to York bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street.

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St Albans to York train services, operated by LNER, arrive at York station.

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Yes, the driving distance between St Albans to York is 188 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 7 min to drive from St Albans to York.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 653+ hotels available in York. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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