Bristol to Chelmsford train

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Cheap train tickets from Bristol to Chelmsford

Showing times and prices for 23 Apr


The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Bristol to Chelmsford is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

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Train times from Bristol to Chelmsford

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Fastest Journey

5 h 16 m


5 h 16 m

Trains per day



214 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Bristol for Chelmsford every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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Overview: Train from Bristol to Chelmsford

distanceDistance133 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 47 min
priceAverage train ticket price£78 (€86)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesGreat Western Rail or CrossCountry

Trains from Bristol to Chelmsford cover the 133 miles long trip taking on average 2 h 47 min with our travel partners like Great Western Rail or CrossCountry. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £40, but the average price of train tickets is £78. Travellers depart most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Chelmsford.

FAQs: Bristol to Chelmsford train

FAQs: Travel by train from Bristol 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 Bristol to Chelmsford.
Cheap train tickets from Bristol to Chelmsford can start from as little as £40 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Bristol to Chelmsford is £78; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Bristol to Chelmsford train travel time is 2 h 47 min   for the 133 mile long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Bristol to Chelmsford leaves at 04: 53. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Bristol to Chelmsford leaves at 13: 08.
There is 1 train a day from Bristol to Chelmsford which require at least one change with Great Western Rail or CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the best Bristol to Chelmsford train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Great Western Rail or CrossCountry. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Chelmsford from Bristol to compare what amenities they may offer.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads, which is located around 1.9 miles (3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Chelmsford, located 0.1 miles (233 m) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Bristol to Chelmsford is January.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Bristol and Chelmsford including taking a train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Bristol and Chelmsford

The major railway station for departures from Bristol is Bristol Temple Meads. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Bristol Temple Meads for your trip from Bristol to Chelmsford.
Amenities at station
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 06: 45 - 21: 30
Public transport options for Bristol Temple Meads
Bus lines: A1, 1, 2, 8, 39/349/X39, 70, 73, 178, 376
Train lines: CrossCountry, Great Western Main Line, Severn Beach Line
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Station front. Alternative: the lower approach road, outside the front of Bristol & Exeter House
Bristol, Airport
Bristol, Napier Road

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