There are 4 ways to get from Chelmsford to Leeds Castle by train, bus or car

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

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Hollingbourne

$40 - $59

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Cathedral to Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) 100
  2. Take the bus from Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) X80
  3. Take the bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Chatham, Fire Station
  4. Take the bus from Chatham Railway Station to Maidstone, Pudding Lane (Medway Street)
  5. Take the bus from Maidstone, The Cannon to Hollingbourne, Broomfield Turning 10X

$31

2 alternative options

Bus, line 155 bus  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Cathedral to Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) 100
  2. Take the line 155 bus from Chatham Railway Station to Chequers Bus Station 155 / ...

$35 - $38

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to Leeds Castle 51.7 miles

$11 - $16

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Chelmsford to Leeds Castle. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford City Centre, Cathedral and arriving at Hollingbourne, Broomfield Turning via Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside), Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre), Chatham Railway Station and Maidstone, The Cannon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 58 min.

More details

The distance between Chelmsford and Leeds Castle is 35 miles. The road distance is 51.7 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Chelmsford to Leeds Castle without a car is to train which takes 3 h 11 min and costs .

More details

It takes approximately 3 h 11 min to get from Chelmsford to Leeds Castle, including transfers.

More details

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

More details

The best way to get from Chelmsford to Leeds Castle is to train which takes 3 h 11 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 58 min.

Mode details

Chelmsford to Leeds Castle bus services, operated by Stagecoach in East Kent, arrive at Hollingbourne, Broomfield Turning station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Chelmsford to Leeds Castle is 52 miles. It takes approximately 54 min to drive from Chelmsford to Leeds Castle.

Get driving directions

There are 378+ hotels available in Leeds Castle. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

More details

Map of how to get from Chelmsford to Leeds Castle.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 34.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 11 min

What companies run services between Chelmsford, England and Leeds Castle, England?

You can take a train from Chelmsford to Leeds Castle via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street Underground Station, Victoria Underground Station, London Victoria, and Hollingbourne in around 3 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chelmsford to Leeds Castle via Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside), Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre), Chatham, Fire Station, Chatham Railway Station, Maidstone, Pudding Lane (Medway Street), Maidstone, The Cannon, and Hollingbourne, Broomfield Turning in around 4 h 58 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Cathedral to Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside)
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Website
firstgroup.com
Ensign Bus
Website
ensignbus.com
Bus from Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Website
ensignbus.com
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Chatham, Fire Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chatham Railway Station to Maidstone, Pudding Lane (Medway Street)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chatham Railway Station to Chequers Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Maidstone, The Cannon to Hollingbourne, Broomfield Turning
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.