Southampton to Chelmsford train

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05:15Southampton Central0h50 06:05Chelmsford
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07:15Southampton Central0h54 08:09Chelmsford
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08:15Southampton Central0h50 09:05Chelmsford
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10:15Southampton Central0h50 11:05Chelmsford
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12:15Southampton Central0h50 13:05Chelmsford
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Train schedule Southampton to Chelmsford

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 9 August
CrossCountry
05:15Southampton Central0h50 06:05Chelmsford
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CrossCountry
07:15Southampton Central0h54 08:09Chelmsford
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CrossCountry
08:15Southampton Central0h50 09:05Chelmsford
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CrossCountry
10:15Southampton Central0h50 11:05Chelmsford
3 changes
CrossCountry
12:15Southampton Central0h50 13:05Chelmsford
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CrossCountry
14:15Southampton Central0h50 15:05Chelmsford
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16:15Southampton Central0h50 17:05Chelmsford
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17:15Southampton Central0h50 18:05Chelmsford
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19:15Southampton Central0h52 20:07Chelmsford
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20:15Southampton Central0h52 21:07Chelmsford
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Fastest train times from Southampton to Chelmsford

Showing times and prices for 09 Aug

Fastest Journey

50 m

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50 m

Trains per day

10

Distance

160 km

It's difficult to get from Southampton to Chelmsford without changing at least 3 times.

CrossCountry
05:15Southampton Central0h50 06:05Chelmsford
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08:15Southampton Central0h50 09:05Chelmsford
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CrossCountry
10:15Southampton Central0h50 11:05Chelmsford
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12:15Southampton Central0h50 13:05Chelmsford
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14:15Southampton Central0h50 15:05Chelmsford
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Overview: Train from Southampton to Chelmsford

distanceDistance99 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 49 min
priceAverage train ticket price£36 (€40)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesSouth Western Railway or CrossCountry

Trains from Southampton to Chelmsford cover the 99 miles long journey taking on average 2 h 49 min with our travel partners like South Western Railway or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £36, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £21. Travellers depart most frequently from Southampton Central and arrive in Chelmsford.

Train providers: South Western Railway trains Southampton to Chelmsford

South Western Railway trains will get you to Chelmsford from Southampton from £21. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

South Western Railway

If you’re looking for a smooth and easy train to Chelmsford from Southampton, check Omio for South Western Railway trains offering this trip. Whether you are looking for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train to take for this 99 miles (159 km) trip from Southampton to Chelmsford, Omio makes it easier than ever to find South Western Railway trains at affordable prices, and you can also quickly book train tickets online. Check the current South Western Railway train timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route between Southampton and Chelmsford as well as relevant ticket information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard), and book your South Western Railway train on Omio. If you search for trains to Chelmsford from Southampton in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the South Western Railway tickets are mobile tickets, making it convenient for you to go paperless when travelling. With prices for South Western Railway trains to Chelmsford from Southampton starting at £21, buy your official South Western Railway tickets with Omio online quickly and easily!

Travel Tips: Trains from Southampton 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 Southampton to Chelmsford.
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Omio customers have found the cheapest trains between Southampton and Chelmsford to cost as little as £21  in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from Southampton to Chelmsford is £36  one way.
The Southampton to Chelmsford train distance is approximately 99 miles.
On average the train from Southampton to Chelmsford duration is 2 h 49 min  for the 99 miles long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Southampton Central   to Chelmsford.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Southampton Central, located approximately 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city centre of Southampton. The most popular arrival train station in Chelmsford, called Chelmsford, is located around 0.1 miles (233 m) away from its city centre.

For the route from Southampton to Chelmsford you can take a train with South Western Railway or CrossCountry. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Southampton and Chelmsford on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
On average, there are 8 trains a day from Southampton to Chelmsford. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
If you prefer early morning trains from Southampton to Chelmsford, the first train leaves at 07: 30. If you prefer late night trains from Southampton to Chelmsford, the last train of the day leaves at 15: 55. Omio shows you the latest train from Southampton to Chelmsford schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
You can find a train from Southampton to Chelmsford to cost on average £36 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Southampton to Chelmsford train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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The major railway station for departures from Southampton is Southampton Central. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Southampton Central for your trip between Southampton and Chelmsford.
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Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement bus service goes from the north side (Blechynden Terrace) during engineering works. Overnight onward transport goes from the South side (West Quay side)
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Location for Rail Replacement Services: Through Journeys: Station Forecourt Bus Stop off Wide Lane (A335) Terminating Journeys: Car Park at Eastleigh end, off Wide Lane (A335)

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