St Albans to London by train

  • First train
    04:53
  • Last train
    23:25
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    17m
  • Distance
    30 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    119
  • Avg. journey time
    33m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from St Albans to London by train

Fast trains from St Albans to London take around 17 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 30 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between St Albans and London.

1. Are there direct trains from St Albans to London?

Direct trains from St Albans to London have been found.

We usually find around 129 direct trains on the route from St Albans to London every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 127 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from St Albans to London?

The St Albans to London train travel time is normally about 17 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the St Albans to London train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to London is usually scheduled to depart St Albans around 04:35 and the last train is around 00:55. At weekends the first train of the day leaves St Albans around 04:53, and the last at 00:15.

When to book St Albans to London train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from St Albans to London by train.

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Which train companies operate between St Albans and London?

Thameslink is the train company that operates on the route from St Albans to London.

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

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