There are 2 ways to get from Chelmsford to Minster-in-Thanet by train or car

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Train  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from Stratford International to Canterbury West

$52 - $78

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Drive  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to Minster-in-Thanet 81.7 miles

$17 - $26

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No, there is no direct train from Chelmsford to Minster-in-Thanet. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford and arriving at Minster via Stratford DLR Station, Stratford International and Canterbury West. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 45 min.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Minster-in-Thanet is 46 miles. The road distance is 81.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Minster-in-Thanet without a car is to train which takes 2 h 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 45 min to get from Chelmsford to Minster-in-Thanet, including transfers.

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Chelmsford to Minster-in-Thanet train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Chelmsford station.

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Chelmsford to Minster-in-Thanet train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Canterbury West station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chelmsford to Minster-in-Thanet is 82 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 23 min to drive from Chelmsford to Minster-in-Thanet.

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There are 608+ hotels available in Minster-in-Thanet. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chelmsford to Minster-in-Thanet.
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  • Distance: 46 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 45 min

What companies run services between Chelmsford, England and Minster-in-Thanet, England?

You can take a train from Chelmsford to Minster-in-Thanet via Stratford (London), Stratford DLR Station, Stratford International DLR Station, Stratford International, and Canterbury West in around 2 h 45 min.

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