Duration 1h 57m
Distance 87.2 miles
Average price £68
Frequency 5/day

Trip overview

The average train between Deal and Chelmsford takes 1h 57m and the fastest train takes 1h 50m. The train service runs several times per day from Deal to Chelmsford. 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. Deal
  2. Stratford (London)
  3. Chelmsford
2h 40m
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£50 - £83

Deal to Chelmsford train times

Trains run five times a day between Deal and Chelmsford. The earliest departure is at 21:31 at night, and the last departure from Deal is at 22:31 which arrives into Chelmsford at 00:21. All services require a transfer at Stratford International and take an average of 1h 57m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Deal to Chelmsford. However, there are services departing from Deal and arriving at Chelmsford via Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 40m.

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The distance between Deal and Chelmsford is 54 miles. The road distance is 87.2 miles.

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Deal to Chelmsford train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Deal station.

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Deal to Chelmsford train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Chelmsford station.

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