Duration 3h 25m
Distance 190.9 miles
Average price £120
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Chelmsford and Leeds takes 3h 25m and the fastest train takes 3h 3m. There is an hourly train service from Chelmsford to Leeds. 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 Kings Cross
  3. Leeds
3h 19m
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£39 - £232

Chelmsford to Leeds train times

Trains run hourly between Chelmsford and Leeds. The earliest departure is at 09:59 in the morning, and the last departure from Chelmsford is at 23:25 which arrives into Leeds at 08:21. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 25m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Chelmsford to Leeds. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford and arriving at Leeds via Liverpool Street station and London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 19m.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Leeds is 166 miles. The road distance is 190.9 miles.

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

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Chelmsford to Leeds train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Leeds station.

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