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Train Information from Edinburgh to Chelmsford

distanceDistance326 miles (526 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 40 min
priceAverage train ticket price£104 (€117)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day

Trains from Edinburgh to Chelmsford cover the 326 miles (526 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 40 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £92, but the average price of train tickets is £104. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Chelmsford.

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Trains from Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to Chelmsford.
How much do cheap trains between Edinburgh and Chelmsford cost?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Edinburgh and Chelmsford for the next 7 days starting from £92  one way.
How much does the train from Edinburgh to Chelmsford cost on average?
If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Edinburgh to Chelmsford train to cost on average £104  one way.
How far is it from Edinburgh to Chelmsford by train?
The train distance from Edinburgh to Chelmsford is around 326 miles (526 km).
What is the average Edinburgh to Chelmsford train duration?
On average the train from Edinburgh to Chelmsford duration is 5 h 40 min  for the 326 miles (526 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from Edinburgh to Chelmsford do I depart from? Which Chelmsford train station from Edinburgh do I arrive in?

Omio customers book a train from Edinburgh Waverley   to Chelmsford   most frequently for this route.

Where do I find the Edinburgh train station to Chelmsford? Where is the Chelmsford train station?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Edinburgh Waverley, located approximately 0.2 miles (429 m) from the city centre of Edinburgh. The most popular arrival train station in Chelmsford, called Chelmsford, is located around 0.1 miles (102 m) away from its city centre.

How many train services are there between Edinburgh and Chelmsford a day?
The average number of trains departing Edinburgh for Chelmsford is 10 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
How far in advance should I buy a train ticket from Edinburgh to Chelmsford to get the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Edinburgh to Chelmsford is on average £104 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 trip. In general, you can find train tickets between Edinburgh and Chelmsford available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Edinburgh is Edinburgh Waverley. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Edinburgh Waverley for your trip to Chelmsford from Edinburgh.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
Public transport options for Edinburgh Waverley
Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express