Duration 4h 33m
Distance 243.2 miles
Average price £155
Frequency 16/day

Trip overview

The average train between Chelmsford and Torquay takes 4h 33m and the fastest train takes 3h 46m. There is a train service every few hours from Chelmsford to Torquay. 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. Torquay
4h 37m
Bookable on Rome2rio
£84 - £267

Chelmsford to Torquay train times

Trains run hourly between Chelmsford and Torquay. The earliest departure is at 18:56 in the evening, and the last departure from Chelmsford is at 23:25 which arrives into Torquay at 11:25. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 33m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Chelmsford to Torquay. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford and arriving at Torquay via Liverpool Street station, London Paddington and Newton Abbot. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 37m.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Torquay is 195 miles. The road distance is 243.2 miles.

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

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Chelmsford to Torquay train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Newton Abbot station.

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