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There are 6 ways to get from Chelmsford to Hornchurch by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  45m

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Romford
  2. Take the train from Romford to Emerson Park

$10 - $15

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Bus  •  2h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Cathedral to Lakeside, Bus Station 100
  2. Take the bus from Lakeside, Bus Station to Hornchurch Town Centre 370 / ...

$5 - $7

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Train, line 256 bus  •  47m

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Shenfield
  2. Take the train from Shenfield to Harold Wood
  3. Take the line 256 bus from Harold Wood to Hornchurch, Devonshire Road 256

$11 - $16

Line 351 bus, line 256 bus  •  1h 18m

  1. Take the line 351 bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station to Brentwood station 351
  2. Take the line 256 bus from Harold Wood to Hornchurch, Devonshire Road 256

$6 - $7

Taxi  •  23m

  1. Take a taxi from Chelmsford to Hornchurch 18.9 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  23m

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to Hornchurch 18.9 miles

$4 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Chelmsford to Hornchurch is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Chelmsford to Hornchurch is to taxi which costs £65 - £80 and takes 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chelmsford to Hornchurch. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford City Centre, Cathedral and arriving at Hornchurch Town Centre via Lakeside, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 39m.

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No, there is no direct train from Chelmsford to Hornchurch. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford and arriving at Emerson Park via Romford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 45m.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Hornchurch is 17 miles. The road distance is 18.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Hornchurch without a car is to train which takes 45m and costs £7 - £12.

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It takes approximately 45m to get from Chelmsford to Hornchurch, including transfers.

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Chelmsford to Hornchurch bus services, operated by First in Essex, depart from Chelmsford City Centre, Cathedral station.

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

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Hornchurch is to train which takes 45m and costs £7 - £12. Alternatively, you can line 351 bus and line 256 bus, which costs £4 - £6 and takes 1h 18m.

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Map of how to get from Chelmsford to Hornchurch.
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  • Distance: 16.5 miles
  • Duration: 45m

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

You can take a train from Chelmsford to Hornchurch via Romford in around 45m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chelmsford to Hornchurch via Brentwood station, Brentwood, Harold Wood, and Harold Wood in around 1h 18m.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to Romford
Ave. Duration
18m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
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
Train from Shenfield to Harold Wood
Ave. Duration
7m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Romford to Emerson Park
Ave. Duration
4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$1 - $3
Cash
$4 - $6
Oyster Card
$1 - $3
TfL Rail
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Shenfield to Harold Wood
Ave. Duration
8m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station to Brentwood station
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Cathedral to Lakeside, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Lakeside, Bus Station to Hornchurch Town Centre
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach London
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Lakeside, Bus Station to Hornchurch Town Centre
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Stagecoach London
Other operators
Taxi from Chelmsford to Hornchurch
Ave. Duration
23m
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com

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Chelmsford to Hornchurch bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Hornchurch Town Centre station.

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Chelmsford to Hornchurch train services, operated by London Overground, arrive at Emerson Park station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chelmsford to Hornchurch is 19 miles. It takes approximately 23m to drive from Chelmsford to Hornchurch.

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