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Duration 1h 20m
Distance 15.7 miles
Average price £26
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Canvey Island and Chelmsford takes 1h 20m and the fastest train takes 1h 6m. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from Canvey Island 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. Benfleet
  2. Stratford (London)
  3. Chelmsford
1h 13m
Bookable on Rome2rio
£22 - £32

Canvey Island to Chelmsford train times

Trains run every 30 minutes between South Benfleet and Chelmsford. The earliest departure is at 04:46 in the morning, and the last departure from South Benfleet is at 17:35 which arrives into Chelmsford at 19:02. All services require a transfer, and take on average 1h 20m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Canvey Island to Chelmsford. However, there are services departing from Benfleet and arriving at Chelmsford via West Ham station and Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 13m.

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The distance between Canvey Island and Chelmsford is 16 miles. The road distance is 15.7 miles.

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Canvey Island to Chelmsford train services, operated by c2c, depart from Benfleet station.

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

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