Duration 33 min
Distance 31.8 miles
Average price £15
Frequency 4/hour

Trip overview

The average train between London and Chelmsford takes 33 min and the fastest train takes 27 min. The train runs at least 4 times per hour from London 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. London Liverpool Street
  2. Chelmsford
33 min
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£13 - £19

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Liverpool Street and arriving at Chelmsford. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 33 min.

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The distance between London and Chelmsford is 30 miles. The road distance is 31.8 miles.

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London to Chelmsford train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from London Liverpool Street station.

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

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There are 206+ hotels available in Chelmsford. Prices start at £75 per night.

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What companies run services between London and Chelmsford?

Greater Anglia operates a train from London Liverpool St to Chelmsford every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £13 - £19 and the journey takes 33 min. London Overground also services this route 4 times a day.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
33 min
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Ave. Duration
32 min
4 times a day

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