How to get from Edinburgh to St Albans

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Travel Information to St Albans from Edinburgh

distanceDistance312 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£25 - £187
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £25 • 8 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £82 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, easyJet or London North Eastern Railway

Travel 312 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train to St Albans from Edinburgh. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £25. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus, easyJet or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Edinburgh to St Albans.

Travel Tips: Travel from Edinburgh to St Albans

Travel to St Albans easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Edinburgh to St Albans.
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There are 4 ways that you can travel to St Albans from Edinburgh. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Edinburgh to St Albans, which costs on average £25.

This is compared to other ways of getting to St Albans:

A coach is generally £57 less than a flight for the same journey. A flight costs on average £82 from Edinburgh to St Albans.

A coach journey is usually £161 less than a journey to St Albans by train, which costs on average £187 for the same trip.

The fastest way from Edinburgh to St Albans is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

Other travel options from Edinburgh to St Albans can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 8 h 40 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 5 h 10 min   of travel time.

You should expect to travel around 312 miles from Edinburgh to St Albans.

The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to St Albans is:

  • 1 coach a day.
  • Around 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to St Albans from Edinburgh as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Edinburgh to St Albans:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Edinburgh, Elder Street and arrive in St. Albans, St Peter's Street (Stop 5).
  • Most travellers board their train from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in St Albans.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Edinburgh to St Albans, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus for coaches to St Albans. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Edinburgh to St Albans tickets on Omio for £25.
  • EasyJet can get you to St Albans by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with easyJet from Edinburgh to St Albans for £82 on Omio.
  • Travel with London North Eastern Railway to go to St Albans by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find London North Eastern Railway Edinburgh to St Albans tickets on Omio for £187.
Many of our customers travelling from Edinburgh to St Albans don't make St Albans their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Luton or Stansted, either of which you could add to your Edinburgh and St Albans trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from St Albans to any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Edinburgh to St Albans, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost £25 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing £82 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average £187 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Edinburgh and St Albans online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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