Duration 2h 41m
Distance 166.8 miles
Average price £93
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Chelmsford and Bristol takes 2h 41m and the fastest train takes 2h 19m. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from Chelmsford to Bristol. 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 Paddington
  3. Bristol
2h 50m
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£55 - £122

Chelmsford to Bristol train times

Trains run every 30 minutes between Chelmsford and Bristol. The earliest departure is at 15:26 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Chelmsford is at 21:26 which arrives into Bristol at 00:09. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2h 41m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Chelmsford to Bristol. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford and arriving at Bristol Temple Meads via Liverpool Street station and London Paddington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 50m.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Bristol is 134 miles. The road distance is 166.8 miles.

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

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Chelmsford to Bristol train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Bristol Temple Meads station.

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