There are 3 ways to get from Bedford to Chelmsford by train or car

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Train East Midlands Trains  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Bedford to London St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Chelmsford

$28 - $58

2 alternative options

Train Thameslink  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Bedford to Farringdon
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Chelmsford

$40 - $55

Drive  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Bedford to Chelmsford 62.1 miles

$13 - $20

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The cheapest way to get from Bedford to Chelmsford is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bedford to Chelmsford is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 16 min.

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The distance between Bedford and Chelmsford is 49 miles. The road distance is 62.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 35 min to get from Bedford to Chelmsford, including transfers.

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

You can take a train from Bedford to Chelmsford via London St Pancras International, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, Liverpool Street Underground Station, and London Liverpool Street in around 1 h 35 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Bedford to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50

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