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There are 7 ways to get from Chelmsford to Falmouth by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  7h 7m

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Truro

$171 - $303

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Bus  •  10h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Falmouth National Express

$94 - $123

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Train South Western Railway  •  9h 21m

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Exeter St Davids
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Redruth

$123 - $216

Drive  •  5h 33m

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to Falmouth 323 miles

$65 - $100

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly  •  5h 4m

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Newquay (NQY) LGW - NQY

$169 - $337

Train, subway to London Heathrow, fly  •  4h 49m

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the subway from Stratford station to Lancaster Gate station
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newquay (NQY) LHR - NQY
  4. Take the train from Truro to Falmouth Town

$302 - $613

Train to Southend, fly, train  •  4h 35m

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Shenfield
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Newquay (NQY) SEN - NQY
  3. Take the train from Truro to Falmouth Town

$215 - $623

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The cheapest way to get from Chelmsford to Falmouth is to drive which costs £50 - £80 and takes 5h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Chelmsford to Falmouth is to train and fly which costs £160 - £480 and takes 4h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chelmsford station to Falmouth. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station and arriving at Falmouth via Stansted Airport London and Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 56m.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Falmouth is 266 miles. The road distance is 323 miles.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Falmouth without a car is to train which takes 7h 7m and costs £130 - £240.

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It takes approximately 7h 7m to get from Chelmsford to Falmouth, including transfers.

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Chelmsford to Falmouth bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Stansted Airport London station.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Falmouth is to train which takes 7h 7m and costs £130 - £240. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £70 - £95 and takes 10h 56m.

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The quickest flight from London Gatwick Airport to Newquay Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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

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Map of how to get from Chelmsford to Falmouth.
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  • Distance: 266.3 miles
  • Duration: 7h 7m

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

You can take a train from Chelmsford to Falmouth via Stratford (London), Stratford station, Lancaster Gate station, London Paddington, and Truro in around 7h 7m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chelmsford to Falmouth via Stansted Airport London and Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 10h 56m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from London Heathrow to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Southend to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to Shenfield
Ave. Duration
11m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Truro
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$150 - $270
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$75 - $120
Advanced Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$150 - $270
Train from Exeter St Davids to Redruth
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $110
Train from Truro to Falmouth Town
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$6 - $10
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $11
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to Redruth
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Single
$55 - $90
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $75
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
London Underground (Tube)
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 Stansted Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Falmouth
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Website
National Express

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Yes, the driving distance between Chelmsford to Falmouth is 323 miles. It takes approximately 5h 33m to drive from Chelmsford to Falmouth.

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Flybe offers flights from London Gatwick Airport to Newquay Airport.

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There are 966+ hotels available in Falmouth. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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