There are 6 ways to get from Chelmsford to Hereford by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train Great Western Railway  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Newport (S Wales)
  3. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Hereford

$103 - $179

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Train, bus  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the bus from Marble Arch to Gloucester Green Bus Station X90
  3. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, St Giles (o/s Ashmolean) to Gloucester, Market Parade 853
  4. Take the bus from Gloucester, Bus Station to Hereford, Old Market (Old Market Shopping Centre) 33

$53 - $68

4 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 46 min

  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 Hereford National Express

$60 - $80

Train CrossCountry  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Hereford

$104 - $162

Drive  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to Hereford 180.1 miles

$35 - $60

Fly, train  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN
  2. Take the train from Wilmslow to Hereford

$120 - $400

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Chelmsford station to Hereford. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) and arriving at Hereford via Stansted Airport London and Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 46 min.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Hereford is 138 miles. The road distance is 180.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Hereford without a car is to train which takes 4 h 29 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to get from Chelmsford to Hereford, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Hereford is to train which takes 4 h 29 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 46 min.

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The quickest flight from Southend Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Chelmsford to Hereford is 180 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 15 min to drive from Chelmsford to Hereford.

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Flybe offers flights from Southend Airport to Manchester Airport.

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Map of how to get from Chelmsford to Hereford.
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  • Distance: 138.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 29 min

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

You can take a train from Chelmsford to Hereford via Stratford (London), Stratford Underground Station, Lancaster Gate Underground Station, London Paddington, and Newport (S Wales) in around 4 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chelmsford to Hereford via Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt), Stansted Airport London, and Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 6 h 46 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $130
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Hereford
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $27
First Anytime Day Single
$28 - $45
Train from Wilmslow to Hereford
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
First Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
CrossCountry
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
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Hereford
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Marble Arch to Gloucester Green Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Oxford Bus Company
Swanbrook Coaches
Phone
1452 712386
Email
enquiries@swanbrook.co.uk
Website
swanbrook.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, St Giles (o/s Ashmolean) to Gloucester, Market Parade
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
swanbrook.co.uk
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester, Bus Station to Hereford, Old Market (Old Market Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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