Duration 25 min
Distance 15.5 miles
Average price £8
Frequency 3/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Chelmsford and Harold Wood takes 25 min and the fastest train takes 20 min. The train runs at least 3 times per hour from Chelmsford to Harold Wood. 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. Shenfield
  3. Harold Wood
25 min
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£7 - £11

Chelmsford to Harold Wood train times

Trains run every 20 minutes between Chelmsford and Harold Wood. The earliest departure is at 14:26 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Chelmsford is at 23:25 which arrives into Harold Wood at 23:51. All services require a transfer at Shenfield and take an average of 25 min. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Chelmsford to Harold Wood. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford and arriving at Harold Wood via Shenfield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 min.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Harold Wood is 14 miles. The road distance is 15.5 miles.

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

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Chelmsford to Harold Wood train services, operated by TfL Rail, arrive at Harold Wood station.

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