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Overview: Coach from London to Chelmsford

distanceDistance30 miles (48 km)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from London to Chelmsford cover the 30 miles (48 km) long route 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.

Coach companies: National Express coaches between London and Chelmsford

Travel from London to Chelmsford on National Express coaches with Omio. When comparing timetables and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re 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.

    Please follow the recommendations outlined by National Express when booking your coach tickets from London to Chelmsford due to the coronavirus:

    • 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: Coach to Chelmsford from London

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    FAQs

    What is the distance from London to Chelmsford via coach?

    The distance between London and Chelmsford by coach is approximately 30 miles (48 km).

    What is the departure coach station in London and arrival coach station in Chelmsford?

    When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from London Victoria   and arriving in Chelmsford, Duke Street.

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

    Passengers board the coach most frequently from London Victoria, which is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Chelmsford, Duke Street, located 0.1 miles (180 m) away from the city centre.

    Which coach companies can get me from London to Chelmsford?

    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.