• Our partners include:

  • National Express
  • RailEurope
  • ThamesLink
  • Virgin Trains
  • BlaBlaCar
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner
  • Airbnb
  • Expedia
  • Uber

There are 3 ways to get from Chelmsford to Dunstable by train, bus 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  •  1h 43m

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from Farringdon to Luton

$36 - $50

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3h 14m

  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 Luton Airport London 737 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Airport Bus Station to Dunstable, Asda A

$15 - $24

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h 2m

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to Dunstable 59.2 miles

$12 - $19

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chelmsford to Dunstable is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1h 2m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Chelmsford to Dunstable is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1h 2m.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Chelmsford station to Dunstable. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station and arriving at Dunstable, Asda via Stansted Airport London and Airport Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 14m.

More details

The distance between Chelmsford and Dunstable is 44 miles. The road distance is 59.2 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Chelmsford to Dunstable without a car is to train which takes 1h 43m and costs £27 - £40.

More details

It takes approximately 1h 43m to get from Chelmsford to Dunstable, including transfers.

More details

Chelmsford to Dunstable bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station.

More details

The best way to get from Chelmsford to Dunstable is to train which takes 1h 43m and costs £27 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 - £19 and takes 3h 14m.

Mode details

Chelmsford to Dunstable bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Dunstable, Asda station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Chelmsford to Dunstable is 59 miles. It takes approximately 1h 2m to drive from Chelmsford to Dunstable.

Get driving directions

Map of how to get from Chelmsford to Dunstable.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 43.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 43m

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

You can take a train from Chelmsford to Dunstable via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street station, Farringdon station, Farringdon, Luton, and Luton Station Interchange in around 1h 43m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chelmsford to Dunstable via Stansted Airport London and Airport Bus Station in around 3h 14m.

Train operators
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 Luton Airport London
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
National Express
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Airport Bus Station to Dunstable, Asda
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

There are 397+ hotels available in Dunstable. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

More details