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Coach Information between London and Chelmsford

distanceDistance30 miles (48 km)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from London to Chelmsford cover the 30 miles (48 km) long journey with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Chelmsford, Duke Street.

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Coach from London to Chelmsford with National Express

You can travel by coach between London and Chelmsford with National Express. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

National Express

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach provider operating over 550 coaches per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates coach services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express coaches have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most coaches come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your coach from London to Chelmsford, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

    National Express has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your National Express tickets between London and Chelmsford and when travelling by coach:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Verification of ticket with valid ID
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
      • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
      • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
      • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
      • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

    Buses from London to Chelmsford

    National Express buses leave London Victoria Coach Station four times a day for Chelmsford, in Essex. Three services are direct and one requires a change at Stansted airport. The first service of the day leaves London at 11:00 a.m. and arrives into Chelmsford at 1 p.m. The final service of the day leaves London at 8 p.m. and arrives into Chelmsford at 9.40 p.m. This is the fastest service of the day, taking only one hour and 40 minutes. The earlier three services take between two hours and three hours and 25 minutes to complete the 42 mile journey. Booking in advance may secure a cheaper fare.

    Travel Tips

    Buses from London to Chelmsford
    Take the bus to Chelmsford 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 London to Chelmsford.
    What is the distance to Chelmsford from London by coach?
    The distance between London and Chelmsford by coach is approximately 30 miles (48 km).
    Which coach station in London goes to Chelmsford? Which coach station do I come into Chelmsford from London?

    Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from London Victoria   and arrive in Chelmsford, Duke Street.

    Where is the coach station in London? Where is the coach station in Chelmsford?

    Passengers booking this route most frequently board their coaches from London Victoria and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to get to this coach station.

    Passengers arriving in Chelmsford most often arrive at Chelmsford, Duke Street and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this coach station to the city centre.

    What coach companies offer a service to Chelmsford from London?
    Take the London to Chelmsford coach with National Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible coach companies for the journey to Chelmsford from London as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey