Duration 3h 8m
Distance 144 miles
Average price £88
Frequency 16/day

Trip overview

The average train between Chelmsford and Gloucester takes 3h 8m and the fastest train takes 2h 43m. There is a train service every few hours from Chelmsford to Gloucester. 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. Gloucester
3h 29m
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£55 - £117

Chelmsford to Gloucester train times

Trains run hourly between Chelmsford and Gloucester. The earliest departure is at 11:26 in the morning, and the last departure from Chelmsford is at 23:25 which arrives into Gloucester at 07:19. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 8m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Departing Monday, May 25, 2020

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No, there is no direct train from Chelmsford to Gloucester. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford and arriving at Gloucester via Liverpool Street station and London Paddington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 29m.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Gloucester is 117 miles. The road distance is 144 miles.

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

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

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