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Duration 56 min
Distance 20.7 miles
Average price £15
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Chelmsford and Southend-on-Sea takes 56 min and the fastest train takes 48 min. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from Chelmsford to Southend-on-Sea. 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

  1. Chelmsford
  2. Shenfield
  3. Southend-on-Sea
59 min
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£13 - £20

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No, there is no direct train from Chelmsford to Southend-on-Sea. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford and arriving at Southend Victoria via Shenfield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 59 min.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Southend-on-Sea is 17 miles. The road distance is 20.7 miles.

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Chelmsford to Southend-on-Sea train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Chelmsford station.

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Chelmsford to Southend-on-Sea train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Southend Victoria station.

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You can take a train from Chelmsford to Southend-on-Sea via Shenfield in around 59 min.
Train operators
Greater Anglia
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to Shenfield
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Shenfield to Southend Victoria
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £13
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk

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