Cheap train tickets from Chelmsford to London

Showing times and prices for 29 May

Cheapest

£20

Average

£20

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Chelmsford to London will cost around £ 20 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 20.

Cheapest
06:55Chelmsford0h49 07:44London Liverpool Street
0 changes
£201One-way
Cheapest
08:27Chelmsford0h47 09:14London Liverpool Street
0 changes
£201One-way
Cheapest
07:25Chelmsford0h49 08:14London Liverpool Street
0 changes
£201One-way
Cheapest
07:55Chelmsford0h49 08:44London Liverpool Street
0 changes
£201One-way
Cheapest
08:04Chelmsford0h55 08:59London Liverpool Street
0 changes
£201One-way

Train schedule Chelmsford to London

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sun, 29 May
06:55Chelmsford0h49 07:44London Liverpool Street
0 changes
07:25Chelmsford0h49 08:14London Liverpool Street
0 changes
07:55Chelmsford0h49 08:44London Liverpool Street
0 changes
08:04Chelmsford0h55 08:59London Liverpool Street
0 changes
08:27Chelmsford0h47 09:14London Liverpool Street
0 changes
08:59Chelmsford0h38 09:37London Liverpool Street
0 changes

This is the last train of the day.

Find all the dates and times for this journey

Compare prices and tickets by train, coach or flight

Sun
29 May
£20Greater Anglia
Mon
30 May
£20Greater Anglia
Thu
2 Jun
£20Greater Anglia
Fri
3 Jun
£20Greater Anglia

Fastest train times from Chelmsford to London

Showing times and prices for 29 May

Fastest Journey

38 m

Average

47 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

48 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Chelmsford for London every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 48 km distance in an average of 47 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 38 m .

The slowest trains will take 55 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
08:59Chelmsford0h38 09:37London Liverpool Street
0 changes
£201One-way
08:27Chelmsford0h47 09:14London Liverpool Street
0 changes
£201One-way
06:55Chelmsford0h49 07:44London Liverpool Street
0 changes
£201One-way
07:25Chelmsford0h49 08:14London Liverpool Street
0 changes
£201One-way
07:55Chelmsford0h49 08:44London Liverpool Street
0 changes
£201One-way

More than 1,000 travel companies trust us to sell their tickets all in one place.

Virgin Trains
East Coast
Cross Country
Deutsche Bahn

Overview: Train from Chelmsford to London

distanceDistance30 miles (48 km)
durationAverage train duration33 min
priceAverage train ticket price£20 (€22)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersGreater Anglia

Trains from Chelmsford to London cover the 30 miles (48 km) long route taking on average 33 min with our travel partners like Greater Anglia. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £20, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £20. Travellers depart most frequently from Chelmsford and arrive in London Victoria.

Trains from Chelmsford to London

The train journey from Chelmsford to London is about 30 miles (48 km). Ordinarily, the standard time taken to cover this trip by metro is 42min. However, the fastest train takes a minimum of 32min to cover this distance. You can experience a smooth and enjoyable Chelmsford-London journey by travelling via direct rail coaches on this route. Travelers can get to the Chelmsford Train Station from the car park on Duke Street or through the primary entrance on Railway Street. You can book your tickets on any of these 123 trains connecting Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street through this online platform.

Chelmsford to London train time: Daily Departures

Greater Anglia, one of the dominant metro service providers, operates trains along this route from Sunday through Monday. The departure time for the first train is 5:11 a.m. except for Sundays which leave at 6:55 a.m. The last train to London from Chelmsford departs from the railway station at 12:46 p.m. Monday to Friday. However, the time changes to 12:15 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. On average, Greater Anglia operates five trains per hour to London from Chelmsford at peak times. The company offers three to four trains during off-peak times.

How long is the journey by train from Chelmsford to London?

Travelling by train between Chelmsford and London Liverpool Street takes a standard time of 42min. However, the fastest train from Greater Anglia can take about 32min to cover the 28 mile (45 km) distance. Greater Anglia metro service provider operates direct trains from either side of the two cities between intervals of as short as ten minutes. Once in a while, you may experience minimal delays at expected before departure times.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Chelmsford to London?

Departure train station: Chelmsford Station is the primary railroad terminal for Chelmsford-London intercity trains departures.

Arrival train station: London Liverpool Street train station is the destination for this route. The nearest public transport to Chelmsford train terminus is Chelmsford Bus Station. Walking between the two destinations would take you about three minutes and less than two minutes by bus. Some of the provisions at the London train terminal include shops, waiting rooms, and security. Additionally, the station provides cash machines, card and coins payphones, Bureau de Change, public Wi-Fi, and toilets. Near the train terminals, you can also find bike stands and car parking. Amenities at Chelmsford Station include baby changing facilities, ATMs, Payphones, Post box, public Wi-Fi and refreshment service and shops.

London Sunset. Source: Shutterstock

Which train companies travel from Chelmsford to London?

If you’re looking for trains to Chelmsford from London, we can help you book your tickets for this journey at any time of day or night. One of the top railroad transporters provides train services that connect the two cities every day. The Greater Anglia train company frequently operates trains on the Chelmsford-London route. Sometimes, booking a connecting journey is cheaper and more flexible. However, this railroad operator offers only direct travel options for all the trains on this route.

Greater Anglia trains from Chelmsford to London

The frequency of trains from Chelmsford train terminus to London Street Station depends on the time of day, technical delays along the line, and other factors local festivities. Even so, you can expect to find up to five Greater Anglia trains Chelmsford London each hour with a train leaving the station almost every ten minutes. The standard travel time from Chelmsford to London is 42min. However, high-speed trains take 32min to get to the same destination. On average, the Greater Anglia railroad company operates a minimum of 98 trains each day. Sometimes, this number may increase to 138 trains per day during certain seasons.

Train Chelmsford to London: Services on Board

Greater Anglia offers First Class facilities for leisure travellers who wish to explore the surrounding in a quiet and spacious atmosphere. Booking first-class tickets usher you into a world of luxury. You experience a relaxing environment onboard Greater Anglia. This option allows you to conduct your business in a serene setting with spacious tables and larger seats.

Additionally, you get complimentary newspapers and refreshments when you journey in a first-class carriage on this train. Second Class amenities available in Greater Anglia coaches include toilets, a Café bar, and a trolley service. You can buy cakes, biscuits, hot savoury snacks and sandwiches. Other benefits such as Wi-Fi, air conditioning, and charging points are also available in these carriages. Sometimes travellers bring bikes or animals on the journey. Greater Anglia allows folding bikes on board intercity routes. However, you need to make reservations. Of course, passengers can travel with assistance dogs. More so, no cleaning charge is applied. If you have birds accompanying you on your trip, then you must ensure to keep your pets in a rigid cage.

Most importantly, you need to know that your dog must not occupy passenger seats. Travellers journeying from Chelmsford to London via Greater Anglia may bring up to three personal items on board for free. However, charges may apply for the extra luggage above the allowable free limit.

How to find cheap tickets from Chelmsford to London

First, you will save money by booking your tickets on an online platform. You will realize that reserving train tickets a few days or weeks before your journey is cheaper. Besides the lowered cost you experience with online booking, you also save on time. You can reserve your ticket at any time in the comfort of your home or office. Of course, you will enjoy the ease of booking while avoiding long queues at the train station ticket booths.

Secondly, you can find cheap trains Chelmsford London tickets by choosing slower journeys. When you plan to travel on a budget, one of the best ticket options is connecting trains. Third, you can purchase cheap tickets from Chelmsford to London by being flexible with your journey dates and time. One such way is to choose to travel off-peak when train companies and booking agents offer to sell tickets at lowered prices. Additionally, some train companies tend to reduce their ticket prices during certain seasons of the year.

London Icon Street Red. Source: Shutterstock

To London by train – travel tips

Travelling to London by train allows you to explore some of England's top attractions and cultures. You can find trains to various other cities from any of the twelve train terminals in London. Travellers can explore places like Oxford city which is home to some famous attractions such as the Christ Church College. The seven-ton bell in the Tom Tower of this building is worth exploring.

When you get to London by train, you can also journey to York, an ancient walled city just two hours from London by train. York city is one of the best places for groups and families to explore. You can visit iconic historic buildings, museums, galleries, and theatres all in this city. While in London, you can get the London City Pass. With this discount card, you benefit from priority entry and free of charge access to the Tower of London, London Eye, and Kensington Palace.

Additionally, you get a free boat ride on the Thames and entry to Wimbledon Tennis Museum. You can also enjoy a famous London fry-up breakfast on arrival to London by train in the morning. This sumptuous British breakfast consists of fried eggs, bacon, pan-fried tomatoes, baked beans, sausage, mushrooms, and toast. London is known to be home to some of the best restaurants and chefs in the world.

Travel Tips: Trains from Chelmsford to London

Travel by train to London 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 Chelmsford to London.
FAQs

How much does a cheap train to London from Chelmsford cost?

Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Chelmsford to London for the next 7 days starting from £20  one way.

How much is a train ticket from Chelmsford to London?

In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket between Chelmsford and London is £20  one way.

How far is it from Chelmsford to London by train?

When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Chelmsford to London via train to be approximately 30 miles (48 km).

How many hours does it take from Chelmsford to London by train?

The train time between Chelmsford and London is on average 33 min  for the 30 miles (48 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to London from Chelmsford by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

What station does the Chelmsford to London train leave from? Which London train station do I come into from Chelmsford?

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

Where is the departure train station in Chelmsford located? Where is the arrival train station in London located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Chelmsford, located approximately 0.1 miles (233 m) from the city centre of Chelmsford. The most popular arrival train station in London, called London Victoria, is located around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from its city centre.

What train providers offer a service from Chelmsford to London?

If you're looking for trains from Chelmsford to London, you can rely on Greater Anglia to get you to London. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Chelmsford to London journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many train services are there between Chelmsford and London a day?

The average number of trains departing Chelmsford for London is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When is the earliest train from Chelmsford to London? When is the last train from Chelmsford to London?

The earliest train for this route departs from Chelmsford at 07: 03. The last train leaves from Chelmsford at 20: 21. Check Omio for the latest train timetable from Chelmsford to London and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

When should I buy Chelmsford London train tickets to score the best deals?

The price of a one way train ticket from Chelmsford to London is on average £20 if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets from Chelmsford to London available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Chelmsford
London
The major railway station for departures from Chelmsford is Chelmsford. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Chelmsford for your trip between Chelmsford and London.