There are 4 ways to get from Chatham to Sudbury by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Chatham to Stratford International
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Marks Tey

$43 - $61

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Train via Woolwich Arsenal  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Chatham to Woolwich Arsenal
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Marks Tey

$39 - $56

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Bus  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station 100
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Colchester Town Centre, Head Street (Colch Head St) 70 / ...

$40

Drive  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Chatham to Sudbury 69.9 miles

$15 - $22

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No, there is no direct bus from Chatham station to Sudbury station. However, there are services departing from Chatham Railway Station and arriving at Sudbury, Bus Station via Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre), Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside), Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) and Colchester Town Centre, Head Street (Colch Head St). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Chatham to Sudbury. However, there are services departing from Chatham and arriving at Sudbury (Suffolk) via Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station, Stratford (London) and Marks Tey. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 20 min.

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The distance between Chatham and Sudbury is 47 miles. The road distance is 69.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Chatham to Sudbury without a car is to train which takes 2 h 38 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 38 min to get from Chatham to Sudbury, including transfers.

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Chatham to Sudbury bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside).

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Chatham to Sudbury train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Chatham station.

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The best way to get from Chatham to Sudbury is to train which takes 2 h 38 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 42 min.

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Chatham to Sudbury bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Colchester Town Centre, Head Street (Colch Head St) station.

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Chatham to Sudbury train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Marks Tey station.

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Map of how to get from Chatham to Sudbury.
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  • Distance: 46.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 38 min

What companies run services between Chatham, England and Sudbury, Suffolk, England?

You can take a train from Chatham to Sudbury via Stratford International, Stratford New Town, Stratford International, Stratford City Bus Station, Stratford (London), and Marks Tey in around 2 h 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chatham to Sudbury via Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre), Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside), Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station, Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn), and Colchester Town Centre, Head Street (Colch Head St) in around 6 h 42 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Chatham to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Chatham to Woolwich Arsenal
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Colchester Town Centre, Head Street (Colch Head St)
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Website
firstgroup.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Chatham to Sudbury is 70 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 22 min to drive from Chatham to Sudbury.

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