St Albans City (SAC)

Managed by Thameslink 

 
St Albans station
Station Way
St. Albans
Hertfordshire
AL1 5HE
 

Station facilities

  • Station seating facilities

    Station seating facilities Yes all platforms
  • Trolleys

  • Refreshments

    Note

    Coffee cart in Morning Peak, Cake cart in Evening Peak 

  • ATM machine

    ATM machine ATM located in station entrance
  • Toilets

    Toilets Available during staffing hours.
  • Pay phone

  • Internet

    Public Wi-Fi Yes
  • Post box

  • Tourist information office

  • Shops

 
 

St Albans City

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Getting to and from the station

 
PlusBus ticketing available for this location. For details of ticket prices and bus information, click here.

Bicycle parking

Stands
Storage sheltered
Yes
Storage location
Station Way & Ridgmont Road
Storage spaces
1150
Storage CCTV
Yes
Car Park
Station Way Multi Storey Car Park
Operator
APCOA Parking UK
Web address
https://www.thameslinkrailway.com/travel-information/plan-your-journey/car-parking
Opening hours
Monday - Sunday 24 Hours a Day
Number of spaces
606  with 4 accessible spaces available
Accessible spaces may be used, free of charge, by Blue Badge holders. The car park is controlled by number plate recognition. You must ensure you display the full blue badge pack AND call/text the number shown at the station bays to register for free parking on the day of use. Penalty notices will be issued if you fail to register AND display a valid badge pack. 
Free of charge
No
Daily rate
£8.70
Off peak rate
£3.65
Saturday rate
£2.80
Sunday rate
£2.80
Weekly rate
£39.00
Monthly rate
£150.10
3 Monthly rate
£393.80
Annual rate
£1290.10
CCTV Coverage
No
Car Park
Ridgmont Road Car Park
Operator
APCOA Parking UK
Web address
https://www.thameslinkrailway.com/travel-information/plan-your-journey/car-parking
Opening hours
Number of spaces
152  with 4 accessible spaces available
Accessible spaces may be used, free of charge, by Blue Badge holders. Please ensure you display the full blue badge pack. Penalty notices will be issued without a valid badge pack on display. 
Free of charge
No
Daily rate
£8.70
Off peak rate
£3.65
Saturday rate
£2.80
Sunday rate
£2.80
Weekly rate
£39.00
Monthly rate
£150.10
3 Monthly rate
£393.80
Annual rate
£1290.10
CCTV Coverage
No
Car Park
Victoria Street Multi Storey Car Park
Operator
APCOA Parking UK
Web address
https://www.thameslinkrailway.com/travel-information/plan-your-journey/car-parking
Opening hours
Number of spaces
816  with 13 accessible spaces available
Accessible spaces may be used, free of charge, by Blue Badge holders. The car park is controlled by number plate recognition. You must ensure you display the full blue badge pack AND call/text the number shown at the station bays to register for free parking on the day of use. Penalty notices will be issued if you fail to register AND display a valid badge pack. 
Free of charge
No
Daily rate
£8.50
Off peak rate
£3.65
Saturday rate
£2.80
Sunday rate
£2.80
Hourly rate
£1.30
Weekly rate
£37.90
Monthly rate
£144.70
3 Monthly rate
£382.90
Annual rate
£1236.00
CCTV Coverage
No
Onward travel information
Information to plan your onward journey is available in a printable format can be found here
Taxi
YES
Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available
Yes
At the front of the station and in the station car park.

Ticket buying and collection

 
Ticket Office
Yes
Opening hours
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 05:45 - 22:00
Saturday 06:45 - 21:15
Sunday 07:30 - 21:45
Height adjusted ticket office counter
Height adjusted ticket counter is available at this station
Induction loop
This office has an induction loop
Ticket machines
Yes
Accessible ticket machines
There are accessible ticket machines at this station
Accessible ticket machines note
All Thameslink ticket machines are able to sell tickets with Disabled Persons Railcard discounts. Ticket machines are of an accessible design, however their location and the station itself may not be so please check the station access note for further details
Collection of pre-purchased tickets
Yes, from ticket machine
Oystercards
Get Oyster cards here
No
Top-up Oyster pay as you go here
Yes, at ticket machine
Use Oyster Pay as you go here
No
Smartcards
Smartcards issued
Yes
Smartcards top-up
Not possible at this station
Smartcards validators
Yes
For more information on using the Key smartcard, please visit: www.thameslinkrailway.com/thekeysmartcard
Penalty fares
Penalty fares apply for Thameslink 

Staffing and general services

 
Information available from staff
 
Information services - opening times
Monday - Sunday 24 Hours a Day
 
Passenger Information Systems
Departure screens, Announcements
Customer help points
Yes
Lost Property
Yes
Please visit www.thameslinkrailway.com/lostproperty and use the webform to register your lost item.
Monday - Sunday 07:00 - 22:00
thameslinkrailway.com/lostproperty
CCTV
Yes

Facilities

 
ATM Machine
Yes
ATM located in station entrance
Public Wi-Fi
Yes
Wifi information at this station
Refreshment facilities
Yes

Coffee cart in Morning Peak, Cake cart in Evening Peak 

Toilets
Yes
Toilets Location
Available during staffing hours.
Accessible toilets
Yes
Baby changing facilities
Yes
Baby changing facilities location
 
National key toilets
Yes
Waiting Rooms
Yes
Waiting rooms location
Yes all platforms
Waiting rooms opening hours

Waiting rooms normally available when the station is staffed

Accessibility and mobility access

 
Helpline Contact
If you require assistance on your journey, please contact our assisted travel helpline to discuss your requirements on: Email - [email protected] | Phone - 0800 058 2844 | Textphone - 0800 138 1018
Helpline opening hours
Monday - Sunday 07:00 - 22:00

The assisted helpline is not available on Christmas Day.

Staff help available
Yes
A staff-operated ramp is required for step-free access between train and platform at this station. Station staff are usually available at the times listed below.
Staff help available opening times
Monday - Sunday 24 Hours a Day
Ramp for train access
Yes
Step free access coverage
Yes
Step free access note
This is a Category A station: This station has step-free level access to the platform. Assistance Meeting Point is the Ticket Office.
Wheelchairs available
Yes

Station Map

 
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