There are 5 ways to get from Watford to St Albans by train, bus, taxi, car or foot

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Train  •  15 min

  1. Take the train from Watford Junction to St Albans Abbey

$2 - $4

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Bus  •  36 min

  1. Take the bus from Watford, Clarendon Road to St Albans, Belmont Hill 321|Sapphire / ...

$4 - $7

Taxi  •  12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Watford to St Albans 8.5 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  12 min

  1. Drive from Watford to St Albans 8.5 miles

$1 - $3

Walk  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Walk from Watford to St Albans 8.6 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Watford to St Albans is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Watford to St Albans is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 12 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Watford, Clarendon Road and arriving at St Albans, Belmont Hill. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 36 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Watford Junction and arriving at St Albans Abbey. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

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The distance between Watford and St Albans is 7 miles. The road distance is 8.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Watford to St Albans without a car is to train which takes 15 min and costs £2 - £3.

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The train from Watford Junction to St Albans Abbey takes 15 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Watford to St Albans bus services, operated by Arriva UK, depart from Watford, Clarendon Road station.

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Watford to St Albans train services, operated by West Midlands, depart from Watford Junction station.

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The best way to get from Watford to St Albans is to train which takes 15 min and costs £2 - £3. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £3 - £6 and takes 36 min.

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Map of how to get from Watford to St Albans.
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  • Distance: 7.1 miles
  • Duration: 15 min

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

West Midlands operates a train from Watford to St Albans hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 15 min. Alternatively, Arriva UK operates a bus from Watford to St Albans every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 36 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Watford, Clarendon Road to St Albans, Belmont Hill
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Watford, Clarendon Road to St Albans, Abbey
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
Green Line
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Green Line (Arriva)
Uno
Website
unobus.info
Bus from Watford, Beechen Grove to St Albans City Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
unobus.info
Other operators
Taxi from Watford to St Albans
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
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
A1 24 Hour Taxis Luton
Phone
+44 1582 242424
FiveTwos Luton Cars
Phone
+44 1582 722222
Britannia Cars
Phone
+44 1582 422222

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Watford to St Albans bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at St Albans, Belmont Hill station.

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Watford to St Albans train services, operated by West Midlands, arrive at St Albans Abbey station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Watford to St Albans is 8 miles. It takes approximately 12 min to drive from Watford to St Albans.

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