There are 5 ways to get from Chelmsford to Kensington (Olympia) by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Train, Tube  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the Tube from Stratford Underground Station to Holland Park Underground Station Central

$16 - $23

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Train  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Kensington (Olympia)

$16 - $26

Bus  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) X30 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to London Paddington Rail Station National Express

$20 - $27

Taxi  •  57 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chelmsford to Kensington (Olympia) 38.5 miles

$180 - $220

Drive  •  57 min

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to Kensington (Olympia) 38.5 miles

$8 - $12

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No, there is no direct bus from Chelmsford station to Kensington (Olympia) station. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) and arriving at Kensington (Olympia) Station via Stansted Airport London and Paddington, Westbourne Terrace. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Chelmsford to Kensington (Olympia). However, there are services departing from Chelmsford and arriving at Kensington (Olympia) via Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Kensington (Olympia) is 34 miles. The road distance is 38.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Kensington (Olympia) without a car is to train and Tube which takes 1 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 15 min to get from Chelmsford to Kensington (Olympia), including transfers.

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Chelmsford to Kensington (Olympia) bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn).

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Chelmsford to Kensington (Olympia) train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Chelmsford station.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Kensington (Olympia) is to train which takes 1 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 51 min.

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Chelmsford to Kensington (Olympia) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Paddington Rail Station.

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Chelmsford to Kensington (Olympia) train services, operated by London Overground, arrive at Kensington (Olympia) station.

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Map of how to get from Chelmsford to Kensington (Olympia).
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  • Distance: 33.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 15 min

What companies run services between Chelmsford, England and Kensington (Olympia), England?

You can take a train from Chelmsford to Kensington (Olympia) via Stratford (London) and Kensington (Olympia) in around 1 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chelmsford to Kensington (Olympia) via Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt), Stansted Airport London, London Paddington Rail Station, and Paddington, Westbourne Terrace in around 2 h 51 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Stratford Underground Station to Holland Park Underground Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Kensington (Olympia)
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$4 - $6
Cash
$7 - $11
Oyster Card
$5 - $9
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
firstgroup.com
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 London Paddington Rail Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Chelmsford to Kensington (Olympia)
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$180 - $220
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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Yes, the driving distance between Chelmsford to Kensington (Olympia) is 39 miles. It takes approximately 57 min to drive from Chelmsford to Kensington (Olympia).

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There are 8372+ hotels available in Kensington (Olympia). Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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