Duration 1h 51m
Distance 48.4 miles
Average price £45
Frequency 17/day

Trip overview

The average train between Chelmsford and Maidstone takes 1h 51m and the fastest train takes 1h 17m. There is a train service every few hours from Chelmsford to Maidstone. 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 Strood

  1. Chelmsford
  2. Stratford International
  3. Strood
  4. Maidstone
2h 5m
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£28 - £58

Chelmsford to Maidstone train times

Trains run hourly between Chelmsford and Maidstone. The earliest departure is at 10:56 in the morning, and the last departure from Chelmsford is at 23:25 which arrives into Maidstone at 04:58. All services require a transfer, and take on average 1h 51m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Chelmsford to Maidstone. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford and arriving at Maidstone West via Stratford International and Strood. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 5m.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Maidstone is 33 miles. The road distance is 48.4 miles.

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

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Chelmsford to Maidstone train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Maidstone West station.

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