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Overview: Train from Bristol to Chelmsford

distanceDistance133 miles (214 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 4 min
priceAverage train ticket price£69 (€77)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day

Trains from Bristol to Chelmsford cover the 133 miles (214 km) long route taking on average 3 h 4 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £69, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £33. Travellers depart most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Chelmsford.

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Trains from Bristol to Chelmsford
Travel by train 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.
What is the price of the cheapest train to Chelmsford from Bristol?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train between Bristol and Chelmsford for as little as £33  in the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a train from Bristol to Chelmsford?
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Bristol to Chelmsford train price to come in at an average of £69  one way.
How far is it from Bristol to Chelmsford by train?
The Bristol to Chelmsford train distance is approximately 133 miles (214 km).
What is the average Bristol to Chelmsford train duration?
The train time between Bristol and Chelmsford is on average 3 h 4 min  for the 133 miles (214 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Bristol to Chelmsford by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
When travelling by train from Bristol to Chelmsford, which train station in Bristol do I depart from and which train station in Chelmsford do I arrive in?

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads   and arrive in Chelmsford.

Where is the Bristol train station located? Where is the Chelmsford train station located?

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Bristol Temple Meads and need to travel around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Chelmsford most often arrive at Chelmsford and need to travel around 0.1 miles (102 m) from this train station to the city centre.

How many trains per day are there between Bristol and Chelmsford?
The average number of trains departing Bristol for Chelmsford is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
How far in advance should I buy train tickets between Bristol and Chelmsford for the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you purchase train tickets from Bristol to Chelmsford within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £69 one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Bristol to Chelmsford a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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 to Chelmsford from Bristol.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
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