Cardiff to Chelmsford train

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Cheap train tickets from Cardiff to Chelmsford

Showing times and prices for 20 May

Cheapest

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

Great Western Railway
10:413h11
Cardiff
13:52Chelmsford
£531One-way
0 changes

Train timetableCardiff to Chelmsford

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, 20 May
Great Western Railway
10:413h11
Cardiff
13:52Chelmsford
0 changes

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Train times from Cardiff to Chelmsford

Showing times and prices for 20 May

Fastest Journey

3 h 11 m

Average

3 h 11 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

254 km

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

Great Western Railway
10:413h11
Cardiff
13:52Chelmsford
£531One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Cardiff to Chelmsford

distanceDistance157 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 11 min
priceAverage train ticket price£51 (€57)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesGreat Western Rail

Trains from Cardiff to Chelmsford cover the 157 miles long route taking on average 3 h 11 min with our travel partners like Great Western Rail. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £49, but the average price of train tickets is £51. Travellers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Chelmsford.

FAQs: Cardiff to Chelmsford train

FAQs: Travel by train from Cardiff 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 Cardiff to Chelmsford.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Cardiff to Chelmsford can start from as little as £49 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Cardiff to Chelmsford is £51; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Cardiff to Chelmsford is 3 h 11 min   to travel the 157 mile long route, with around there are 16 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Cardiff to Chelmsford leaves at 10: 18. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Cardiff to Chelmsford leaves at 10: 41.
There are 16 trains a day from Cardiff to Chelmsford which require at least one change with Great Western Rail. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Take the Cardiff to Chelmsford train with Great Western Rail. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip between Cardiff and Chelmsford as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Cardiff Central, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 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 to travel from Cardiff to Chelmsford by train is February.
Yes, you can take a train to Chelmsford from Cardiff.

Important Stations and Airports in Cardiff and Chelmsford

Cardiff
Chelmsford
The major railway station for departures from Cardiff is Cardiff Central. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Cardiff Central for your trip between Cardiff and Chelmsford.
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ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sat: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sun: 07: 30 - 21: 30
Public transport options for Cardiff Central
Commuter rail lines: City Line, Rhondda Line, Rhymney Line, Valley Line, South Wales Main Line
Train lines: Transport for Wales, CrossCountry, Great Western Railway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At the rear car park (Penarth Road entrance)
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Public transport options for Cardiff Queen Street
Onward travel information: Limited service from stop outside station Mondays to Fridays
Location for Rail Replacement Services: For services towards Cardiff Central use the bus stop at the front of the station. For services towards Cathays use the bus stop in front of the shop opposite the station entrance. Please ask a member of station staff if you are unsure of which stop to use.
Rhoose Cardiff International AirportParkingAccessibility
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Phone Number
+44 3333211202
Public transport options for Rhoose Cardiff International Airport
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Wait at bus stop on Station Road adjacent to level crossing
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ParkingParking
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Public transport options for Cardiff Bay
Onward travel information: There is a bus stop outside the station.
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Wait at the bus stop close to the station entrance on Bute Street
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Public transport options for Whitchurch (Cardiff)
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Along the A470 (Northern Avenue) towards Cardiff at the bus stop after the junction with Caedelyn Road
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