Duration 1h 21m
Distance 43.9 miles
Average price £31
Frequency 4/hour

Trip overview

The average train between St Albans and Chelmsford takes 1h 21m and the fastest train takes 1h 10m. The train runs at least 4 times per hour from St Albans 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 • 1h 25m

  1. St Albans City
  2. London Liverpool Street
  3. Chelmsford
1h 25m
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£27 - £36

St Albans to Chelmsford train times

Trains run every 15 minutes between St Albans and Chelmsford. The earliest departure is at 18:26 in the evening, and the last departure from St Albans is at 23:45 which arrives into Chelmsford at 01:26. All services require a transfer, and take on average 1h 21m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from St Albans to Chelmsford. However, there are services departing from St Albans City and arriving at Chelmsford via Farringdon station and London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 25m.

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The distance between St Albans and Chelmsford is 35 miles. The road distance is 43.9 miles.

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St Albans to Chelmsford train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from St Albans City station.

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

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