There are 4 ways to get from Chelmsford to Plumstead by train, bus, taxi 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.

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Train  •  50 min

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

$15 - $22

3 alternative options

Train, line 422 bus  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the line 422 bus from North Greenwich Station to Plumstead Common, Rutherglen Road 422

$17 - $24

Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chelmsford to Plumstead 33.6 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to Plumstead 33.6 miles

$7 - $11

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Chelmsford to Plumstead station. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford and arriving at Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station via Stratford DLR Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 50 min.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Plumstead is 24 miles. The road distance is 33.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Plumstead without a car is to train which takes 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 50 min to get from Chelmsford to Plumstead, including transfers.

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

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Chelmsford to Plumstead train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), arrive at Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chelmsford to Plumstead is 34 miles. It takes approximately 41 min to drive from Chelmsford to Plumstead.

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There are 7863+ hotels available in Plumstead. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chelmsford to Plumstead.
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  • Distance: 24.1 miles
  • Duration: 50 min

What companies run services between Chelmsford, England and Plumstead, Greater London, England?

You can take a train from Chelmsford to Plumstead via Stratford (London) and Stratford DLR Station in around 50 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
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from North Greenwich Station to Plumstead Common, Rutherglen Road
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Chelmsford to Plumstead
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
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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