Duration 4h 3m
Distance 175.5 miles
Average price £101
Frequency 20/day

Trip overview

The average train between Hereford and Chelmsford takes 4h 3m and the fastest train takes 3h 28m. There is a train service every few hours from Hereford 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. Hereford
  2. Newport (S Wales)
  3. London Liverpool Street
  4. Chelmsford
3h 51m
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£86 - £145

Hereford to Chelmsford train times

Trains run hourly between Hereford and Chelmsford. The earliest departure is at 00:10 in the morning, and the last departure from Hereford is at 23:15 which arrives into Chelmsford at 11:10. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 3m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Departing Saturday, January 25, 2020

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Hereford to Chelmsford. However, there are services departing from Hereford and arriving at Chelmsford via Newport (S Wales), Lancaster Gate station and London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 51m.

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The distance between Hereford and Chelmsford is 138 miles. The road distance is 175.5 miles.

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Hereford to Chelmsford train services, operated by Transport for Wales, depart from Hereford station.

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

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