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There are 7 ways to get from Waterloo Station to St Albans City by bus, train, subway, taxi, car or rideshare

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Recommended option

Line 76 bus, train  •  55m

  1. Take the line 76 bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to City of London, Ludgate Hill Old Bailey 26 / ...
  2. Take the train from City Thameslink to St Albans City

$14 - $19

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Rideshare  •  1h 22m

  1. Take the rideshare from London to St Albans 24.4 miles

$4

5 alternative options

Train  •  1h 1m

  1. Take the train from City Thameslink to St Albans City

$11 - $16

Line 139 bus, train  •  1h 18m

  1. Take the line 139 bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to West Hampstead, Dennington Park Road 139
  2. Take the train from West Hampstead Thameslink to St Albans City

$12 - $16

Subway, line 84 bus  •  2h 8m

  1. Take the subway from Waterloo station to High Barnet station Northern
  2. Take the line 84 bus from Barnet, High Barnet to St Albans City station 84

Taxi  •  36m

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to St Albans City 23.5 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  36m

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to St Albans City 23.5 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to St Albans City is to rideshare which costs £3 and takes 1h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to St Albans City is to taxi which costs £45 - £60 and takes 36m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from City Thameslink and arriving at St Albans City. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 41m.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and St Albans City is 19 miles. The road distance is 23.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Waterloo Station to St Albans City without a car is to line 76 bus and train which takes 55m and costs £10 - £15.

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It takes approximately 55m to get from Waterloo Station to St Albans City, including transfers.

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Waterloo Station to St Albans City train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from City Thameslink station.

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Waterloo Station to St Albans City train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at St Albans City station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Waterloo Station to St Albans City is 23 miles. It takes approximately 36m to drive from Waterloo Station to St Albans City.

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There are 509+ hotels available in St Albans City. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to St Albans City.
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  • Distance: 19.4 miles
  • Duration: 55m

What companies run services between Waterloo Station, England and St Albans City, England?

Thameslink operates a train from Waterloo Station to St Albans City every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 41m.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from City Thameslink to St Albans City
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from West Hampstead Thameslink to St Albans City
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to City of London, Ludgate Hill Old Bailey
Ave. Duration
12m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to West Hampstead, Dennington Park Road
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Metroline Travel
Phone
0343 222 1234
Email
customerservices@tfl.gov.uk
Website
metroline.co.uk
Bus from Barnet, High Barnet to St Albans City station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
metroline.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from London to St Albans
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Waterloo Station to St Albans City
Ave. Duration
36m
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Waterloo Station and St Albans City. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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