Portsmouth to Chelmsford train

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Cheap train tickets from Portsmouth to Chelmsford

Showing times and prices for 21 Jun

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
South Western Railway
12:333h18
Portsmouth Harbour (PMH)
15:51Chelmsford station (CHM)
£301One-way
2 changes
South Western Railway
12:193h02
Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS)
15:21Chelmsford station (CHM)
£341One-way
2 changes
South Western Railway
08:203h01
Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS)
11:21Chelmsford station (CHM)
£341One-way
2 changes
Southern
08:293h41
Portsmouth Harbour (PMH)
12:10Chelmsford station (CHM)
£721One-way
3 changes
Southern
08:294h05
Portsmouth Harbour (PMH)
12:34Chelmsford station (CHM)
£721One-way
2 changes

Train timetablePortsmouth to Chelmsford

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 21 June
South Western Railway
08:203h01
Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS)
11:21Chelmsford station (CHM)
2 changes
Southern
08:293h41
Portsmouth Harbour (PMH)
12:10Chelmsford station (CHM)
3 changes
Southern
08:294h05
Portsmouth Harbour (PMH)
12:34Chelmsford station (CHM)
2 changes
South Western Railway
12:193h02
Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS)
15:21Chelmsford station (CHM)
2 changes
South Western Railway
12:333h18
Portsmouth Harbour (PMH)
15:51Chelmsford station (CHM)
2 changes

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Train times from Portsmouth to Chelmsford

Showing times and prices for 21 Jun

Fastest Journey

3 h 1 m

Average

3 h 25 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

150 km

To travel from Portsmouth to Chelmsford you need to make at least 2 changes.

Fastest
South Western Railway
08:203h01
Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS)
11:21Chelmsford station (CHM)
£341One-way
2 changes
South Western Railway
12:193h02
Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS)
15:21Chelmsford station (CHM)
£341One-way
2 changes
South Western Railway
12:333h18
Portsmouth Harbour (PMH)
15:51Chelmsford station (CHM)
£301One-way
2 changes
Southern
08:293h41
Portsmouth Harbour (PMH)
12:10Chelmsford station (CHM)
£721One-way
3 changes
Southern
08:294h05
Portsmouth Harbour (PMH)
12:34Chelmsford station (CHM)
£721One-way
2 changes

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Overview: Train from Portsmouth to Chelmsford

distanceDistance93 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 54 min
priceAverage train ticket price£37 (€42)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesSouth Western Railway or Southern

Trains from Portsmouth to Chelmsford cover the 93 miles long trip taking on average 2 h 54 min with our travel partners like South Western Railway or Southern. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £37, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £20. Travellers depart most frequently from Portsmouth Harbour and arrive in Chelmsford.

Train providers: South Western Railway and Southern trains Portsmouth to Chelmsford

South Western Railway and Southern trains will get you between Portsmouth and Chelmsford from £20. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

South Western Railway is a train operating company in the United Kingdom, providing services in the south and south-west of England. It operates a variety of train types, including high-speed trains, local stopping services, and suburban commuter trains. It also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Off-Peak, and Super Off-Peak tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for South Western Railway include London Waterloo to Portsmouth Harbour, London Waterloo to Weymouth, and London Waterloo to Bournemouth.

Train information from Portsmouth to Chelmsford with South Western Railway:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 54 min
  • Cheapest Price: £20
  • South Western Railway frequency: 16 a day

FAQs: Portsmouth to Chelmsford train

FAQs: Travel by train from Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth to Chelmsford.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Portsmouth to Chelmsford can start from as little as £20 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Portsmouth to Chelmsford is £37; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time to Chelmsford from Portsmouth is on average 2 h 54 min   for the 93 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go between Portsmouth and Chelmsford by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Portsmouth to Chelmsford leaves at 04: 56. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Portsmouth to Chelmsford leaves at 16: 19.
There are 25 trains a day from Portsmouth to Chelmsford which require at least one change with South Western Railway or Southern. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Take the Portsmouth to Chelmsford train with South Western Railway or Southern. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey to Chelmsford from Portsmouth as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Portsmouth Harbour, 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 (234 m) away from the city centre.

A trip to Chelmsford from Portsmouth is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 54 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Portsmouth to Chelmsford by train is May.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Portsmouth and Chelmsford including taking a train or coach.

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