Duration 57 min
Distance 26.7 miles
Average price £17
Frequency 4/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Beckton and Chelmsford takes 57 min and the fastest train takes 47 min. The train runs at least 4 times per hour from Beckton to Chelmsford. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Beckton DLR Station
  2. Stratford (London)
  3. Chelmsford
53 min
£14 - £25

Beckton to Chelmsford train times

Trains run every 15 minutes between Beckton and Chelmsford. The earliest departure is at 07:36 in the morning, and the last departure from Beckton is at 23:26 which arrives into Chelmsford at 00:42. All services require a transfer, and take on average 57 min. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Departing Sunday, March 29, 2020

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No, there is no direct train from Beckton station to Chelmsford. However, there are services departing from Beckton DLR Station and arriving at Chelmsford via Canning Town station and Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 53 min.

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The distance between Beckton and Chelmsford is 23 miles. The road distance is 26.7 miles.

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Beckton to Chelmsford train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), depart from Beckton DLR Station.

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Beckton to Chelmsford train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Chelmsford station.

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