How to get to Chelmsford from Cardiff

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from Cardiff to Chelmsford

How to get to Chelmsford from Cardiff by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from Cardiff to Chelmsford is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Great Western Railway
10:413h11
Cardiff
13:52Chelmsford
£531One-way
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Cheapest
Great Western Railway
10:413h11
Cardiff
13:52Chelmsford
£531One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Great Western Railway
10:413h11
Cardiff
13:52Chelmsford
£531One-way
0 changes

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Travel Information from Cardiff to Chelmsford

distanceDistance157 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
priceTicket price range£49 - £49
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £49 • 3 h 11 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £49 • 3 h 11 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreat Western Rail

Travel 157 miles by train from Cardiff to Chelmsford. Great Western Rail is the main travel provider operating this trip. Travellers can even take a direct train from Cardiff to Chelmsford.

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FAQs: Cardiff to Chelmsford

FAQs: Travel 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 Cardiff to Chelmsford.
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You can get from Cardiff to Chelmsford by train.

A train is the cheapest way to travel from Cardiff to Chelmsford with average prices for this route of £49.

A train is the fastest way to get to Chelmsford from Cardiff with an average travel time for this journey around 3 h 11 min.

Chelmsford is approximately 157 miles away from Cardiff.

The average frequency per day from Cardiff to Chelmsford is:

  • 16 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Chelmsford from Cardiff as scheduled services by train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Cardiff to Chelmsford:

  • Trains from Cardiff to Chelmsford most often leave from Cardiff Central and arrive in Chelmsford.

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with between Cardiff and Chelmsford:

  • You can travel by train between Cardiff and Chelmsford with Great Western Rail, and you can find Great Western Rail Cardiff to Chelmsford tickets for £49 on Omio.

Yes, there is a direct service from Cardiff to Chelmsford:

  • You can take a direct train with.

Direct services to Chelmsford tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

Your journey from Cardiff to Chelmsford doesn't have to end in Chelmsford. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, London Liverpool Street, Manchester, Stratford or Cambridge. If you’d like to add London, London Liverpool Street, Manchester, Stratford or Cambridge to your Cardiff to Chelmsford trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Chelmsford today!

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