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There are 4 ways to get from Chelmsford to Downham Market by bus, train or car

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Bus, train  •  2h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Stansted Airport, Coach Station X10 / ...
  2. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Cambridge
  3. Take the train from Cambridge to Downham Market

$26 - $66

Cheapest option

Bus, train via Trumpington, The Busway Trumpington Park-and-Ride  •  3h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Stansted Airport, Coach Station X10 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Cambridge 727
  3. Take the train from Cambridge to Downham Market

$22 - $33

2 alternative options

Train  •  2h 43m

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Downham Market

$46 - $73

Drive  •  1h 31m

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to Downham Market 81.9 miles

$17 - $26

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The cheapest way to get from Chelmsford to Downham Market is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Chelmsford to Downham Market is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1h 31m.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Downham Market is 60 miles. The road distance is 81.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Downham Market without a car is to bus and train which takes 2h 30m and costs £19 - £55.

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It takes approximately 2h 30m to get from Chelmsford to Downham Market, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chelmsford to Downham Market is 82 miles. It takes approximately 1h 31m to drive from Chelmsford to Downham Market.

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There are 193+ hotels available in Downham Market. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 60.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 30m

What companies run services between Chelmsford, England and Downham Market, England?

You can take a train from Chelmsford to Downham Market via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, and London Kings Cross in around 2h 43m.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Stansted Airport to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to Downham Market
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to Downham Market
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Downham Market
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
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 Stansted Airport London to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
National Express

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