There are 5 ways to get from Chelmsford to Gillingham by train, bus, taxi or car
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Train • 1 h 26 min
$29 - $44
Bus • 3 h 25 min
$8 - $12
3 alternative options
Bus via Chatham, Fire Station • 4 h 5 min
Taxi • 48 min
$180 - $230
Drive • 48 min
$9 - $14
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Chelmsford to Gillingham is to bus which costs £6 - £9 and takes 3 h 25 min.
The quickest way to get from Chelmsford to Gillingham is to taxi which costs £140 - £170 and takes 48 min.
No, there is no direct bus from Chelmsford to Gillingham station. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford City Centre, Cathedral and arriving at Chatham, Fire Station via Lakeside, Bus Station and Bluewater, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 5 min.
No, there is no direct train from Chelmsford to Gillingham. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford and arriving at Gillingham (Kent) via Stratford DLR Station and Stratford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 26 min.
The distance between Chelmsford and Gillingham is 24 miles. The road distance is 42.3 miles.
The best way to get from Chelmsford to Gillingham without a car is to train which takes 1 h 26 min and costs £22 - £35.
It takes approximately 1 h 26 min to get from Chelmsford to Gillingham, including transfers.
Chelmsford to Gillingham bus services, operated by First in Essex, depart from Chelmsford City Centre, Cathedral station.
Chelmsford to Gillingham train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Chelmsford station.
The best way to get from Chelmsford to Gillingham is to train which takes 1 h 26 min and costs £22 - £35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £6 - £9 and takes 3 h 25 min.
What companies run services between Chelmsford, England and Gillingham, England?
You can take a train from Chelmsford to Gillingham via Stratford (London), Stratford DLR Station, Stratford International DLR Station, and Stratford International in around 1 h 26 min. Alternatively, First in Essex operates a bus from Chelmsford to Gillingham every 30 minutes, and the journey takes 1 h 55 min.
Train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
Train from Stratford International to Gillingham (Kent)
- Ave. Duration
- 35 min
- Every 30 minutes
- Estimated price
- $16 - $24
- Schedules at
- Schedules at
- Off-Peak Day Single
- $19 - $27
- Anytime Day Single
- $16 - $24
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More Questions & Answers
Chelmsford to Gillingham bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Lakeside, Bus Station.
Chelmsford to Gillingham train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Gillingham (Kent) station.
Yes, the driving distance between Chelmsford to Gillingham is 42 miles. It takes approximately 48 min to drive from Chelmsford to Gillingham.
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