Duration 1h 4m
Distance 32.6 miles
Average price £18
Frequency 3/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Charlton and Chelmsford takes 1h 4m and the fastest train takes 57 min. The train runs at least 3 times per hour from Charlton 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. Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station
  2. Stratford (London)
  3. Chelmsford
1h 7m
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£14 - £32

Charlton to Chelmsford train times

Trains run every 20 minutes between Charlton and Chelmsford. The earliest departure is at 21:38 at night, and the last departure from Charlton is at 23:52 which arrives into Chelmsford at 01:26. All services require a transfer, and take on average 1h 4m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Charlton to Chelmsford. However, there are services departing from Charlton and arriving at Chelmsford via Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station and Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 7m.

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The distance between Charlton and Chelmsford is 26 miles. The road distance is 32.6 miles.

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

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

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