Duration 2h 3m
Distance 68.8 miles
Average price £48
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Chelmsford and Whitstable takes 2h 3m and the fastest train takes 1h 34m. There is an hourly train service from Chelmsford to Whitstable. 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 International
  3. Whitstable
2h 26m
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£35 - £61

Chelmsford to Whitstable train times

Trains run hourly between Chelmsford and Whitstable. The earliest departure is at 08:14 in the morning, and the last departure from Chelmsford is at 21:56 which arrives into Whitstable at 23:39. All services require a transfer at Stratford (London) and take an average of 2h 3m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Chelmsford to Whitstable. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford and arriving at Whitstable via Stratford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 26m.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Whitstable is 35 miles. The road distance is 68.8 miles.

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

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

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