There are 4 ways to get from Basildon to Chelmsford by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 100 bus  •  56 min

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station 100 / ...

$7

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Basildon to West Ham
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Chelmsford

$23 - $34

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Basildon to Chelmsford 18.5 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Basildon to Chelmsford 18.5 miles

$4 - $6

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) station and arriving at Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station station. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 56 min.

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The distance between Basildon and Chelmsford is 12 miles. The road distance is 18.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Basildon to Chelmsford without a car is to line 100 bus which takes 56 min and costs .

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The line 100 bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station takes 56 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Basildon to Chelmsford bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn).

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The best way to get from Basildon to Chelmsford is to line 100 bus which takes 56 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 1 h 9 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Basildon to Chelmsford is 18 miles. It takes approximately 20 min to drive from Basildon to Chelmsford.

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There are 175+ hotels available in Chelmsford. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Basildon to Chelmsford.
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  • Distance: 11.6 miles
  • Duration: 56 min

What companies run services between Basildon, England and Chelmsford, England?

First in Essex operates a bus from Basildon to Chelmsford every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $7 and the journey takes 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Basildon to Chelmsford via West Ham, West Ham Underground Station, Stratford Underground Station, and Stratford (London) in around 1 h 9 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Basildon to West Ham
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Taxi from Basildon to Chelmsford
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk

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