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Duration 1h 28m
Distance 49 miles
Average price £29
Frequency 3/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Harpenden and Chelmsford takes 1h 28m and the fastest train takes 1h 16m. The train runs at least 3 times per hour from Harpenden 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

  1. Harpenden
  2. London Liverpool Street
  3. Chelmsford
1h 26m
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£27 - £37

Harpenden to Chelmsford train times

Trains run every 20 minutes between Harpenden and Chelmsford. The service departs Harpenden at 21:54 at night, which arrives into Chelmsford at 00:44. All services require a transfer, and take on average 1h 28m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Harpenden to Chelmsford. However, there are services departing from Harpenden and arriving at Chelmsford via Farringdon station and London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 26m.

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The distance between Harpenden and Chelmsford is 36 miles. The road distance is 49 miles.

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Harpenden to Chelmsford train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Harpenden station.

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

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