There are 5 ways to get from Chelmsford to New Eltham by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from Stratford DLR Station to Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station Dlr
  3. Take the train from Woolwich Arsenal to New Eltham

$25 - $36

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Bus, line 108 bus  •  2 h 57 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 Bow
  3. Take the line 108 bus from Bow Church DLR to Lewisham Station 108

$18 - $24

3 alternative options

Train, line 321 bus  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from Stratford DLR Station to Lewisham DLR Station Dlr
  3. Take the line 321 bus from Lewisham Station to New Eltham Stn Footscray Road 321

$19 - $25

Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chelmsford to New Eltham 37.9 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to New Eltham 37.9 miles

$8 - $12

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No, there is no direct bus from Chelmsford station to New Eltham. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) and arriving at New Eltham Stn Footscray Road via Stansted Airport London, Bow Church DLR and Lewisham Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Chelmsford to New Eltham. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford and arriving at New Eltham via Stratford DLR Station and Woolwich Arsenal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 38 min.

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The distance between Chelmsford and New Eltham is 27 miles. The road distance is 37.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to New Eltham without a car is to train which takes 1 h 38 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 38 min to get from Chelmsford to New Eltham, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to New Eltham is to train which takes 1 h 38 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 108 bus, which costs and takes 2 h 57 min.

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Chelmsford to New Eltham bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Lewisham Station.

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Chelmsford to New Eltham train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at New Eltham station.

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Map of how to get from Chelmsford to New Eltham.
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  • Distance: 27.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 38 min

What companies run services between Chelmsford, England and New Eltham, England?

You can take a train from Chelmsford to New Eltham via Stratford (London), Stratford DLR Station, Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station, and Woolwich Arsenal in around 1 h 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chelmsford to New Eltham via Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt), Stansted Airport London, London Bow, Bow Church DLR, and Lewisham Station in around 2 h 57 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Stratford DLR Station to Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Stratford DLR Station to Lewisham DLR Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Woolwich Arsenal to New Eltham
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $14
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Lewisham Station to New Eltham Stn Footscray Road
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Bow Church DLR to Lewisham Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stansted Airport London to London Bow
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Chelmsford to New Eltham
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
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 New Eltham is 38 miles. It takes approximately 41 min to drive from Chelmsford to New Eltham.

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