Duration 5h
Distance 249.4 miles
Average price £155
Frequency 12/day

Trip overview

The average train between Chelmsford and Barnstaple takes 5h and the fastest train takes 4h 22m. There is a train service every few hours from Chelmsford to Barnstaple. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train via London

  1. Chelmsford
  2. London Paddington
  3. Exeter St Davids
  4. Barnstaple
5h 26m
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£90 - £202

Chelmsford to Barnstaple train times

Trains run every two hours between Chelmsford and Barnstaple. The earliest departure is at 11:56 in the morning, and the last departure from Chelmsford is at 22:40 which arrives into Barnstaple at 06:19. All services require a transfer, and take on average 5h. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Chelmsford to Barnstaple. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford and arriving at Barnstaple via Liverpool Street station, London Paddington and Exeter St Davids. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 26m.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Barnstaple is 201 miles. The road distance is 249.4 miles.

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Chelmsford to Barnstaple train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Chelmsford station.

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Chelmsford to Barnstaple train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Barnstaple station.

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