Duration 1h 36m
Distance 86.5 miles
Average price £59
Frequency 9/day

Trip overview

The average train between Dover and Chelmsford takes 1h 36m and the fastest train takes 1h 31m. The train service runs several times per day from Dover 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.

Train • 1h 40m

  1. Dover Priory
  2. Stratford (London)
  3. Chelmsford
1h 40m
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£44 - £74

Dover to Chelmsford train times

Trains run every three hours between Dover and Chelmsford. The earliest departure is at 08:49 in the morning, and the last departure from Dover is at 22:49 which arrives into Chelmsford at 00:21. All services require a transfer at Stratford International and take an average of 1h 36m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Dover to Chelmsford. However, there are services departing from Dover Priory and arriving at Chelmsford via Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 40m.

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The distance between Dover and Chelmsford is 56 miles. The road distance is 86.5 miles.

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

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

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