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There are 6 ways to get from Chelmsford to New Eltham by train, bus, subway, taxi or car

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Train, line 132 bus  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the line 132 bus from North Greenwich Station to Avery Hill, Riefield Road 132

$17 - $24

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Cathedral to Lakeside, Bus Station 100

$8 - $12

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Train, subway  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the subway from Stratford station to Waterloo station
  3. Take the train from London Waterloo East to New Eltham

$23 - $34

Train  •  1 h 33 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

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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The cheapest way to get from Chelmsford to New Eltham is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chelmsford to New Eltham is to taxi which costs £130 - £160 and takes 41 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 33 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 and line 132 bus which takes 1 h 19 min and costs £13 - £19.

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It takes approximately 1 h 19 min to get from Chelmsford to New Eltham, including transfers.

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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 33 min and costs £19 - £28. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £6 - £9 and takes 3 h 15 min.

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

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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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  • Distance: 27.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 19 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, and Woolwich Arsenal in around 1 h 33 min. Alternatively, First in Essex operates a bus from Chelmsford to New Eltham every 30 minutes, and the journey takes 1 h 55 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Waterloo East to New Eltham
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $12
Train from Woolwich Arsenal to New Eltham
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 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
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Stratford DLR Station to Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from North Greenwich Station to Avery Hill, Riefield Road
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Cathedral to Lakeside, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Taxi from Chelmsford to New Eltham
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com

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