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Train Information between London and Chelmsford

distanceDistance30 miles (48 km)
durationAverage train duration31 min
priceAverage train ticket price£19 (€22)
frequencyTrain frequency50 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 50 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersGreater Anglia

Trains from London to Chelmsford cover the 30 miles (48 km) long trip taking on average 31 min with our travel partners like Greater Anglia. Normally, there are 50 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £19, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £19. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Chelmsford.

Trains from London to Chelmsford

Abellio Greater Anglia operates regular direct trains from London to Chelmsford. Trains on this route begin running just after 5:00 a.m. There are around six trains an hour in the morning and at least four an hour for most of the day, with a final departure from London after midnight. Journey times range from 30 to 40 minutes. Sunday schedules offer fewer departures and slightly longer journey times. Trains leave from London Liverpool Street Station, located on the east of the city centre, and arrive at the central Chelmsford Station.

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Trains from London 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 London to Chelmsford.
FAQs
How much does a cheap train between London and Chelmsford cost?
You can find a cheap train from London to Chelmsford for some dates and times for as low as £19  one way in the next 7 days.
How much does the train from London to Chelmsford cost on average?
If you’re looking to book tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that London to Chelmsford train prices are on average £19  one way.
What is the distance to Chelmsford from London via train?
The train distance from London to Chelmsford is around 30 miles (48 km).
How many hours does it take from London to Chelmsford by train?
On average the London to Chelmsford train time is 31 min  covering the 30 miles (48 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
When travelling by train from London to Chelmsford, which train station in London do I depart from and which train station in Chelmsford do I arrive in?

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from London Victoria   and arriving in Chelmsford.

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from London Victoria and travel around 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city centre to this train station.

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

Which train companies can get me from London to Chelmsford?
For the best London to Chelmsford train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Greater Anglia. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between London and Chelmsford to compare what amenities they may offer.
Are there any London to Chelmsford direct trains?
Yes, there are 50 direct trains a day from London to Chelmsford. If you’re looking for a direct train from London to Chelmsford, consider travelling with Greater Anglia. Non-stop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
How many trains per day are there between London and Chelmsford?
The average number of trains departing London for Chelmsford is 50 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
How far in advance should I buy a train ticket between London and Chelmsford to get 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 trip and save money. If you purchase train tickets between London and Chelmsford within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £19 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from London to Chelmsford a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Chelmsford
The major railway station for departures from London is London Victoria. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at London Victoria for your trip between London and Chelmsford.
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Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Public transport options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
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Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Public transport options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
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24/7
Public transport options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
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+44 2078437688
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Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Public transport options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139