There are 6 ways to get from Waterloo Station to St Albans City by train, subway, bus, taxi, car or rideshare

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Recommended option

Train  •  45 min

  1. Take the train from London Blackfriars to St Albans City

$11 - $16

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 22 min

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

$4

4 alternative options

Tube, train  •  58 min

  1. Take the Tube from Waterloo Underground Station to Kentish Town Underground Station Northern
  2. Take the train from Kentish Town to St Albans City

$13 - $18

Tube, line 84 bus  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the Tube from Waterloo Underground Station to High Barnet Underground Station Northern
  2. Take the line 84 bus from Barnet, High Barnet to St Albans City Railway Station 84

$11 - $12

Taxi  •  36 min

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

$110 - $140

Drive  •  36 min

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

$5 - $8

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to St Albans City is to taxi which costs £80 - £100 and takes 36 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Blackfriars and arriving at St Albans City. Services depart every 20 minutes. The journey takes approximately 26 min.

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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 train which takes 45 min and costs £9 - £12.

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The train from London Blackfriars to St Albans City takes 26 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Waterloo Station to St Albans City train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from London Blackfriars 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 36 min to drive from Waterloo Station to St Albans City.

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There are 457+ hotels available in St Albans City. Prices start at $60 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: 45 min

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 20 minutes. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 26 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Blackfriars to St Albans City
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Kentish Town to St Albans City
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Waterloo Underground Station to Kentish Town Underground Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Waterloo Underground Station to High Barnet Underground Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
Metroline Travel
Phone
0343 222 1234
Email
customerservices@tfl.gov.uk
Website
metroline.co.uk
Bus from Barnet, High Barnet to St Albans City Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
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
52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Waterloo Station to St Albans City
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.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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