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Overview: Coach from Stansted to St Albans

distanceDistance25 miles (40 km)
changesDirect coachYes

Coaches from Stansted to St Albans cover the 25 miles (40 km) long route with our travel partners like. There are direct coach services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Stansted Airport and arrive in St. Albans, St Peter's Street (Stop 5).

Coaches from Stansted to St Albans

National Express operates regular coaches between Stansted and St Albans. All coaches depart from the coach station at Stansted Airport and arrive into St Albans city centre. This service is not direct, as coaches stop at Heathrow Airport and passengers are required to change for the second leg of their journey.  There are 11 coaches daily between Stansted and St Albans.

Which coach companies travel from Stansted to St Albans?

National Express operate coaches from Stansted to St Albans, although passengers also need to transfer to a third-party provider when making the change at Heathrow Airport. The first bus of the day to St Albans departs from Stansted Airport Coach Station at 4:00 a.m and the quickest journeys take three hours 25 minutes.  

How long is the coach from Stansted to St Albans?

The fastest coach journeys from Stansted to St Albans take three hours 25 minutes, and average journey times are approximately four hours. Although the distance from Stansted to St Albans is approximately 43 miles, journey times are comparatively long because all coaches stop at Heathrow Airport.  The non-stop journey to Heathrow Airport takes around one hour 30 minutes, and passengers then need to change to the connecting Green Line coach service which could entail waits of up to one hour. 

How many coaches are there from Stansted to St Albans?

There are 11 coaches from Stansted to St Albans on weekdays, and at weekends there are ten on Saturdays and seven on Sundays. The first coach on weekdays departs from Stansted at 4:00 a.m and the last weekday coach leaves at 7:40 p.m. Journey times average around four hours, and all coaches stop at Heathrow Airport.  

What are the departure and arrival stations for coaches from Stansted to St Albans?

Departure bus station: Coaches to St Albans depart from Stansted Airport Coach Station. The coach station is open 24/7 and on-site amenities include automated ticket machines, waiting areas, car parking, a coffee shop, eatery, and newsagents. 

Arrival bus station: Buses from Stansted to St Albans arrive in the city centre, either outside the St Albans Railway Station or at Victoria Street St Albans Station Car Park. Passengers can access all available facilities within the train station and local or regional buses also stop in these locations. 

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FAQs

How far is it from Stansted to St Albans by coach?

The Stansted to St Albans coach distance is approximately 25 miles (40 km).

What is the departure coach station in Stansted and arrival coach station in St Albans?

When taking the coach to St Albans from Stansted, you can choose to depart from coach stations like Stansted, London Stansted Airport and London, Stansted Airport Coach Station. Your journey can end in coach stations such as St. Albans, St Peter's Street (Stop 5) and St. Albans, St Albans City Railway Station (Stop C).

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Stansted Airport   and arrive in St. Albans, St Peter's Street (Stop 5).

Where is the departure coach station in Stansted located? Where is the arrival coach station in St Albans located?

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Stansted Airport, which is located around 2.7 miles (4.3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at St. Albans, St Peter's Street (Stop 5), located 0.3 miles (452 m) away from the city centre.

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