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

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Recommended option

Train  •  15 min

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

$2 - $4

4 alternative options

Bus  •  37 min

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

$4 - $8

Taxi  •  12 min

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

$40 - $55

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

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 20 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 37 min. Green Line (operated by Arriva) also services this route hourly.

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, Abbey
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
Other operators
Taxi from Watford to St Albans
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Watford and St Albans is 11 km. The road distance is 14 km.

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

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

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.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Watford, Clarendon Road and arriving at St Albans, Abbey. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 37 min.

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