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Getting here, there and everywhere in St Albans

How to get here

By road - St Albans is close to the M1 (J6), M25 (J21a) and the start of the M10 (J1). There are plenty of car parks and taxis

By air - direct rail link to St Albans City from Luton and Gatwick airports, bus services from Luton and Heathrow airports

By rail - St Albans has two stations:

By bus - services run to, from and around St Albans:

  • Arriva operates the 300 and 301 (Stevenage-Hemel), 321 (Watford-Luton Airport) and Green Line (Harlow-Heathrow)
  • Metroline operates Route 84 (Potters Bar-New Barnet)
  • Unooperates the 601 (Hatfield-Welwyn), 602 (Watford-Hatfield) and 655 (Borehamwood-Hatfield)

View a map of St Albans showing main routes, key attractions, parking and public facilities (pdf file)

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Essential travel information

Can you carshare?

Can you carshare?

Save money, free up parking spaces, cut congestion and make new friends by liftsharing. Find out more on the new St Albans Travel website.

How's the traffic?

How's the traffic?

Use the Highways Agency's excellent 'real time traffic' maps to plan your route, avoid congestion and minimise the risk of road rage.

Going by train from St Albans City station?

Going by train from St Albans City station?

Link to First Capital Connect for timetables, tickets and live running information before you travel to Bedford or Brighton.

Catching the Abbey Flyer?

Catching the Abbey Flyer?

London Midland operates this branch line between St Albans and Watford. The Abfly users group can be found at www.abfly.org.uk.

Just for fun

Keen cyclist?

Keen cyclist?

Verulam Cycling Club organises cyclosportives, time trials, club runs (every Sunday), trail biking, road races, the annual Ride 4 a Reason and club nights.

Fancy flying something?

Fancy flying something?

St Albans Model Aero Club offers a range of activities from flying R/C sport and scale aircraft to training novice members up to 'A' test level.

Visit the St Albans South Signal Box

Visit the St Albans South Signal Box

The Grade 2 listed signal box has been fully restored and it is open to the public from Easter to Sep on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month from 2-5pm.

Fun for steam train enthusiasts

Fun for steam train enthusiasts

St Albans branch of the GB Locomotive Club meets monthly from September to May. It arranges exhibitions, railway visits, walks and group train trips.

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