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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, line 483 bus  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from Stratford International to Ebbsfleet International
  3. Take the line 483 bus from Ebbsfleet International Railway Station to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) 483

$26 - $36

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Cathedral to Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) 100

$7 - $9

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chelmsford to Bluewater 28.8 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to Bluewater 28.8 miles

$6 - $9

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chelmsford to Bluewater is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chelmsford to Bluewater is to taxi which costs £95 - £120 and takes 33 min.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Bluewater is 22 miles. The road distance is 28.8 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 1 h 23 min to get from Chelmsford to Bluewater, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chelmsford to Bluewater station. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford City Centre, Cathedral and arriving at Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) via Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 57 min.

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Map of how to get from Chelmsford to Bluewater.
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  • Distance: 22.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 23 min

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

Arriva UK operates a bus from Chelmsford to Bluewater every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 1 h 57 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Stratford International to Ebbsfleet International
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $16
Bus operators
Arriva Kent Thameside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Ebbsfleet International Railway Station to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Cathedral to Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside)
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Chelmsford to Bluewater
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
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

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