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There are 6 ways to get from Chelmsford to Waltham Abbey by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 22m

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Waltham Cross

$16 - $24

5 alternative options

Train, subway, bus  •  1h 44m

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the subway from Stratford station to Loughton station
  3. Take the bus from Loughton Station to Waltham Abbey, Bemor Builders 66 / ...

$20 - $29

Train, line 167 bus, bus  •  2h 21m

  1. Take the train from Shenfield to Ilford
  2. Take the line 167 bus from Ilford, High Road Ilford to Loughton, Roding Road 167
  3. Take the bus from Loughton Station to Waltham Abbey, Bemor Builders 66 / ...

Line 46 bus, line 13 bus  •  2h 53m

  1. Take the line 46 bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station to Ongar, Four Wantz 46 / ...
  2. Take the line 13 bus from Epping, St. Margaret's Hospital - main Rd to Waltham Abbey, Bemor Builders 13

Taxi  •  30m

  1. Take a taxi from Chelmsford to Waltham Abbey 28.3 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  30m

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to Waltham Abbey 28.3 miles

$6 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Chelmsford to Waltham Abbey is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Chelmsford to Waltham Abbey is to taxi which costs £95 - £120 and takes 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chelmsford station to Waltham Abbey. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station and arriving at Waltham Abbey, Bemor Builders via Ongar, Four Wantz and Epping, St. Margaret's Hospital - main Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 53m.

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No, there is no direct train from Chelmsford to Waltham Abbey. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford and arriving at Waltham Cross via Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 22m.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Waltham Abbey is 21 miles. The road distance is 28.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Waltham Abbey without a car is to train which takes 1h 22m and costs £12 - £19.

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It takes approximately 1h 22m to get from Chelmsford to Waltham Abbey, including transfers.

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Chelmsford to Waltham Abbey bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station.

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Chelmsford to Waltham Abbey train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Chelmsford station.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Waltham Abbey is to train which takes 1h 22m and costs £12 - £19. Alternatively, you can line 46 bus and line 13 bus, which costs and takes 2h 53m.

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Map of how to get from Chelmsford to Waltham Abbey.
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  • Distance: 20.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 22m

What companies run services between Chelmsford, England and Waltham Abbey, England?

You can take a train from Chelmsford to Waltham Abbey via Stratford (London) in around 1h 22m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chelmsford to Waltham Abbey via Ongar, Four Wantz and Epping, St. Margaret's Hospital - main Rd in around 2h 53m.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Waltham Cross
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
London Underground (Tube)
TfL Rail
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Shenfield to Ilford
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Loughton Station to Waltham Abbey, Bemor Builders
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Swallow Buses
Website
swallowcoach.co.uk
Bus from Loughton, Roding Road to Waltham Abbey, Bemor Builders
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
swallowcoach.co.uk
Bus from Epping, St. Margaret's Hospital - main Rd to Waltham Abbey, Bemor Builders
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
swallowcoach.co.uk
Stagecoach London
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ilford, High Road Ilford to Loughton, Roding Road
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Website
Stagecoach London
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station to Ongar, Four Wantz
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Taxi from Chelmsford to Waltham Abbey
Ave. Duration
30m
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com

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Chelmsford to Waltham Abbey bus services, operated by Swallow Buses, arrive at Waltham Abbey, Bemor Builders station.

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Chelmsford to Waltham Abbey train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Waltham Cross station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chelmsford to Waltham Abbey is 28 miles. It takes approximately 30m to drive from Chelmsford to Waltham Abbey.

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