Southampton to Chelmsford train

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Cheap train tickets from Southampton to Chelmsford

Showing times and prices for 23 Jun


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

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Train timetableSouthampton to Chelmsford

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Train times from Southampton to Chelmsford

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Fastest Journey

3 h 44 m


3 h 44 m

Trains per day



160 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Southampton for Chelmsford every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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Overview: Train from Southampton to Chelmsford

distanceDistance99 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 42 min
priceAverage train ticket price£43 (€48)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersSouth Western Railway or CrossCountry

Trains from Southampton to Chelmsford cover the 99 miles long trip taking on average 2 h 42 min with our travel partners like South Western Railway or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £43, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £23. Travellers depart most frequently from Southampton Central and arrive in Chelmsford.

Train providers: South Western Railway and CrossCountry trains Southampton to Chelmsford

For as little as £23 you can travel by train between Southampton and Chelmsford with South Western Railway and CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.

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.

Southampton to Chelmsford train information with South Western Railway:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 42 min
  • Cheapest Price: £23

FAQs: Southampton to Chelmsford train

FAQs: Travel by train from Southampton 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.
Cheap train tickets from Southampton to Chelmsford can start from as little as £23 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Southampton to Chelmsford is £43; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Southampton to Chelmsford is 2 h 42 min   to travel the 99 mile long journey, with around there are 10 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Southampton to Chelmsford leaves at 04: 52. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Southampton to Chelmsford leaves at 17: 00.
There are 10 trains a day from Southampton to Chelmsford which require at least one change with South Western Railway or CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
When taking a train from Southampton to Chelmsford, you can count on South Western Railway or CrossCountry for the best way to get you to Chelmsford. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Southampton to Chelmsford and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Southampton Central, which is located around 0.7 miles (1.2 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 Southampton is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 42 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Southampton to Chelmsford is April.
Yes, you can take a train from Southampton to Chelmsford.

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