There are 6 ways to get from Chelmsford to Leigh-on-Sea Station by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus, train  •  59 min

  1. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) X10
  2. Take the train from Basildon to Leigh-on-Sea

$12 - $15

Cheapest option

Line 3 bus  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the line 3 bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Cathedral to Leigh-on-Sea, Grange Road 3

$9

4 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Shenfield
  2. Take the train from Shenfield to Southend Victoria
  3. Take the train from Southend Central to Leigh-on-Sea

$18 - $28

Bus, line 26 bus  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) X30
  2. Take the line 26 bus from Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) to Leigh-on-Sea Railway Station 26

$11

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chelmsford to Leigh-on-Sea Station 17.9 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to Leigh-on-Sea Station 17.9 miles

$3 - $6

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chelmsford to Leigh-on-Sea Station is to drive which costs £2 - £5 and takes 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chelmsford to Leigh-on-Sea Station is to taxi which costs £60 - £75 and takes 23 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chelmsford City Centre, Cathedral and arriving at Leigh-on-Sea, Grange Road. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Chelmsford to Leigh-on-Sea Station. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford and arriving at Leigh-on-Sea via Shenfield and Southend Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 21 min.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Leigh-on-Sea Station is 15 miles. The road distance is 17.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Leigh-on-Sea Station without a car is to bus and train which takes 59 min and costs £9 - £12.

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It takes approximately 59 min to get from Chelmsford to Leigh-on-Sea Station, including transfers.

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Chelmsford to Leigh-on-Sea Station bus services, operated by Arrow Taxi, depart from Chelmsford City Centre, Cathedral station.

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Chelmsford to Leigh-on-Sea Station train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Chelmsford station.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Leigh-on-Sea Station is to line 3 bus which takes 1 h 16 min and costs £7. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1 h 21 min.

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Chelmsford to Leigh-on-Sea Station bus services, operated by Arrow Taxi, arrive at Leigh-on-Sea, Grange Road station.

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Chelmsford to Leigh-on-Sea Station train services, operated by c2c, arrive at Leigh-on-Sea station.

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Map of how to get from Chelmsford to Leigh-on-Sea Station.
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  • Distance: 15.4 miles
  • Duration: 59 min

What companies run services between Chelmsford, England and Leigh-on-Sea Station, England?

Arrow Taxi operates a bus from Chelmsford to Leigh-on-Sea Station hourly. Tickets cost $9 and the journey takes 1 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chelmsford to Leigh-on-Sea Station via Shenfield, Southend Victoria, and Southend Central in around 1 h 21 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Basildon to Leigh-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Southend Central to Leigh-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to Shenfield
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Shenfield to Southend Victoria
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) to Leigh-on-Sea Railway Station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
firstgroup.com
Arrow Taxi
Phone
+44 1903 212121
Email
enquiries@arrowtaxigroup.co.uk
Website
arrowtaxigroup.co.uk
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Cathedral to Leigh-on-Sea, Grange Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
arrowtaxigroup.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Chelmsford to Leigh-on-Sea Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
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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