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

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Train  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from Stratford DLR Station to Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station Dlr
  3. Take the train from Woolwich Arsenal to Stone Crossing

$22 - $34

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Bus  •  3 h 13 min

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

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chelmsford to Bluewater 28.8 miles

$120 - $160

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to Bluewater 28.8 miles

$6 - $9

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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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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 via Lakeside, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Chelmsford to Bluewater. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford and arriving at Stone Crossing via Stratford DLR Station and Woolwich Arsenal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 12 min.

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

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Bluewater without a car is to train which takes 2 h 12 min and costs £17 - £27.

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It takes approximately 2 h 12 min to get from Chelmsford to Bluewater, including transfers.

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Chelmsford to Bluewater bus services, operated by First in Essex, depart from Chelmsford City Centre, Cathedral station.

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

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Bluewater is to train which takes 2 h 12 min and costs £17 - £27. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 13 min.

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  • Distance: 22.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 12 min

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

You can take a train from Chelmsford to Bluewater via Stratford (London), Stratford DLR Station, Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station, Woolwich Arsenal, and Stone Crossing in around 2 h 12 min. Alternatively, First in Essex operates a bus from Chelmsford to Bluewater every 30 minutes, and the journey takes 1 h 55 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Stratford DLR Station to Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Woolwich Arsenal to Stone Crossing
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Woolwich Arsenal to Stone Crossing
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $12
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Cathedral to Lakeside, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Taxi from Chelmsford to Bluewater
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160
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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Chelmsford to Bluewater bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Lakeside, Bus Station.

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Chelmsford to Bluewater train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Stone Crossing station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chelmsford to Bluewater is 29 miles. It takes approximately 33 min to drive from Chelmsford to Bluewater.

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