Duration 4h 6m
Distance 236 miles
Average price £138
Frequency 23/day

Trip overview

The average train between Chelmsford and Swansea takes 4h 6m and the fastest train takes 3h 42m. There is a train service every few hours from Chelmsford to Swansea. 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 Paddington
  3. Swansea
4h 18m
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£80 - £182

Chelmsford to Swansea train times

Trains run hourly between Chelmsford and Swansea. The earliest departure is at 14:41 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Chelmsford is at 21:40 which arrives into Swansea at 01:52. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 6m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Chelmsford to Swansea. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford and arriving at Swansea via Liverpool Street station and London Paddington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 18m.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Swansea is 190 miles. The road distance is 236 miles.

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

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Chelmsford to Swansea train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Swansea station.

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