Duration 4h 30m
Distance 263.6 miles
Average price £137
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Chelmsford and Blackpool takes 4h 30m and the fastest train takes 3h 39m. There is an hourly train service from Chelmsford to Blackpool. 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. Chelmsford
  2. London Euston
  3. Blackpool
3h 52m
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£96 - £320

Chelmsford to Blackpool train times

Trains run hourly between Chelmsford and Blackpool. The earliest departure is at 16:56 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Chelmsford is at 23:25 which arrives into Blackpool at 08:49. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 30m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Chelmsford to Blackpool. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford and arriving at Blackpool North via Liverpool Street station, Moorgate station, London Euston and Preston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 52m.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Blackpool is 207 miles. The road distance is 263.6 miles.

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

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Chelmsford to Blackpool train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Preston station.

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