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Duration 41 min
Distance 23.8 miles
Average price £13
Frequency 4/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Ilford and Chelmsford takes 41 min and the fastest train takes 33 min. The train runs at least 4 times per hour from Ilford 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. Ilford
  2. Stratford (London)
  3. Chelmsford
44 min
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£13 - £20

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No, there is no direct train from Ilford to Chelmsford. However, there are services departing from Ilford and arriving at Chelmsford via Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44 min.

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The distance between Ilford and Chelmsford is 21 miles. The road distance is 23.8 miles.

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Ilford to Chelmsford train services, operated by TfL Rail, depart from Ilford station.

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

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