Duration 2h 15m
Distance 113.7 miles
Average price £62
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Chelmsford and Leicester takes 2h 15m and the fastest train takes 1h 55m. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from Chelmsford to Leicester. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train via London

  1. Chelmsford
  2. London St Pancras International
  3. Leicester
2h 3m
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£50 - £72

Chelmsford to Leicester train times

Trains run every 30 minutes between Chelmsford and Leicester. The earliest departure is at 13:26 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Chelmsford is at 23:25 which arrives into Leicester at 07:10. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2h 15m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Departing Friday, May 29, 2020

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Chelmsford to Leicester. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford and arriving at Leicester via Liverpool Street station and London St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 3m.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Leicester is 93 miles. The road distance is 113.7 miles.

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

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Chelmsford to Leicester train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, arrive at Leicester station.

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