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Duration 1h 10m
Distance 26 miles
Average price £24
Frequency 3/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Grays and Chelmsford takes 1h 10m and the fastest train takes 59 min. The train runs at least 3 times per hour from Grays 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. Grays
  2. Stratford (London)
  3. Chelmsford
1h 6m
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£20 - £29

Grays to Chelmsford train times

Trains run every 20 minutes between Grays and Chelmsford. The earliest departure is at 08:30 in the morning, and the last departure from Grays is at 23:12 which arrives into Chelmsford at 00:44. All services require a transfer, and take on average 1h 10m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Grays to Chelmsford. However, there are services departing from Grays and arriving at Chelmsford via West Ham station and Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 6m.

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The distance between Grays and Chelmsford is 19 miles. The road distance is 26 miles.

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Grays to Chelmsford train services, operated by c2c, depart from Grays station.

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

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