There are 9 ways to get from Chelmsford to Cumbria by train, bus, car or plane

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

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Train  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Penrith North Lakes

$206 - $318

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Bus  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Chelmsford to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Penrith National Express

$38 - $47

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Drive  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to Cumbria 287.4 miles

$60 - $90

Fly London Stansted to Edinburgh, train  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Edinburgh (EDI) STN - EDI
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes

$105 - $278

Fly London Stansted to Glasgow, train  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Glasgow (GLA) STN - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Penrith North Lakes

$109 - $281

Train to London City, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI) LCY - EDI
  3. Take the train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes

$154 - $392

Fly Southend to Manchester, train  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Penrith North Lakes

$154 - $442

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Penrith North Lakes

$181 - $422

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Newcastle, train  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL) LHR - NCL
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle

$166 - $445

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Chelmsford to Cumbria. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford and arriving at Helton, Village Green (The Green) via London Victoria Coach Station, Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) and Penrith, Bus Station (P) (Stand 1). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 45 min.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Cumbria is 241 miles. The road distance is 287.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Cumbria without a car is to train which takes 4 h 57 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 57 min to get from Chelmsford to Cumbria, including transfers.

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Chelmsford to Cumbria bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Chelmsford station.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Cumbria is to train which takes 4 h 57 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 45 min.

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The quickest flight from London Stansted Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Chelmsford to Cumbria bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Penrith station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chelmsford to Cumbria is 287 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 53 min to drive from Chelmsford to Cumbria.

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Ryanair and easyJet offer flights from London Stansted Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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Map of how to get from Chelmsford to Cumbria.
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  • Distance: 241 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 57 min

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

You can take a train from Chelmsford to Cumbria via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street Underground Station, Euston Square Underground Station, London Euston, and Penrith North Lakes in around 4 h 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chelmsford to Cumbria via London Victoria Coach Station, Penrith, Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance), and Penrith, Bus Station (P) (Stand 1) in around 10 h 45 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$160 - $250
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$100 - $150
Anytime Day Single
$160 - $250
Train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
Train from Glasgow Central to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$20 - $29
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Train from Glasgow Central to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$20 - $29
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Train from Manchester Airport to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $28
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Chelmsford to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Penrith
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
nationalexpress.com

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