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Duration 55 min
Distance 33.6 miles
Average price £16
Frequency 3/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Chelmsford and Plumstead takes 55 min and the fastest train takes 48 min. The train runs at least 3 times per hour from Chelmsford to Plumstead. 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. Stratford DLR Station
  3. Plumstead
53 min
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£13 - £22

Chelmsford to Plumstead train times

Trains run every 20 minutes between Chelmsford and Plumstead. The earliest departure is at 18:22 in the evening, and the last departure from Chelmsford is at 23:25 which arrives into Plumstead at 07:23. All services require a transfer at Stratford (London) and take an average of 55 min. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Chelmsford to Plumstead station. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford and arriving at Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station via Stratford DLR Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 53 min.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Plumstead is 24 miles. The road distance is 33.6 miles.

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

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Chelmsford to Plumstead train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), arrive at Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station.

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