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Duration 42 min
Distance 23.7 miles
Average price £10
Frequency 3/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Chelmsford and Ilford takes 42 min and the fastest train takes 36 min. The train runs at least 3 times per hour from Chelmsford to Ilford. 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. Ilford
40 min
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£9 - £13

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No, there is no direct train from Chelmsford to Ilford. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford and arriving at Ilford via Shenfield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 min.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Ilford is 21 miles. The road distance is 23.7 miles.

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

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

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