Duration 1h 26m
Distance 79.9 miles
Average price £54
Frequency 9/day

Trip overview

The average train between Folkestone and Chelmsford takes 1h 26m and the fastest train takes 1h 20m. The train service runs several times per day from Folkestone 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 29m

  1. Folkestone Central
  2. Stratford (London)
  3. Chelmsford
1h 29m
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Folkestone to Chelmsford train times

Trains run every three hours between Folkestone and Chelmsford. The earliest departure is at 05:56 in the morning, and the last departure from Folkestone is at 23:00 which arrives into Chelmsford at 00:21. All services require a transfer at Stratford International and take an average of 1h 26m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Folkestone to Chelmsford. However, there are services departing from Folkestone Central and arriving at Chelmsford via Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 29m.

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The distance between Folkestone and Chelmsford is 55 miles. The road distance is 79.9 miles.

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

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

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