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

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Train  •  56 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from Stratford DLR Station to West Silvertown DLR Station Dlr

$14 - $21

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Line 351 bus, line 147 bus  •  2 h

  1. Take the line 351 bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Brentwood Railway Station 351
  2. Take the line 147 bus from Ilford Broadway to Custom House Station 147

$12 - $18

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Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chelmsford to ExCeL London 28.7 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to ExCeL London 28.7 miles

$6 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Chelmsford to ExCeL London is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chelmsford to ExCeL London is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 37 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Chelmsford to ExCeL London station. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford and arriving at West Silvertown DLR Station via Stratford DLR Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 56 min.

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The distance between Chelmsford and ExCeL London is 25 miles. The road distance is 28.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to ExCeL London without a car is to train which takes 56 min and costs £11 - £17.

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It takes approximately 56 min to get from Chelmsford to ExCeL London, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to ExCeL London is to train which takes 56 min and costs £11 - £17. Alternatively, you can line 351 bus and line 147 bus, which costs £9 - £14 and takes 2 h.

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Chelmsford to ExCeL London train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), arrive at West Silvertown DLR Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chelmsford to ExCeL London is 29 miles. It takes approximately 37 min to drive from Chelmsford to ExCeL London.

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  • Distance: 24.7 miles
  • Duration: 56 min

What companies run services between Chelmsford, England and ExCeL London, England?

You can take a train from Chelmsford to ExCeL London via Stratford (London), Stratford DLR Station, and West Silvertown DLR Station in around 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chelmsford to ExCeL London via Brentwood Railway Station, Brentwood, Ilford, Ilford Broadway, and Custom House Station in around 2 h.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Stratford DLR Station to West Silvertown DLR Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Brentwood Railway Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Ilford Broadway to Custom House Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Chelmsford to ExCeL London
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$130 - $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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