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There are 5 ways to get from Chelmsford to Polzeath by train, bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train  •  6h 15m

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Bodmin Parkway

£135 - £182

Cheapest option

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly  •  4h 28m

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Newquay (NQY) LGW - NQY

£102 - £308

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  10h

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Exeter St Davids
  3. Take the bus from St Davids Station to Launceston, Westgate Street 6A
  4. Take the bus from Launceston, Westgate Street to Polzeath, Beach 10

Drive  •  5h 9m

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to Polzeath 294.4 miles

£40 - £65

Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  4h 7m

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newquay (NQY) LHR - NQY

£119 - £332

Chelmsford to Polzeath by train, subway and bus

The journey time between Chelmsford and Polzeath is around 14h 1m and covers a distance of around 286 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 9h 39m. Operated by Greater Anglia, London Underground (Tube), South Western Railway and others, the Chelmsford to Polzeath service departs from Chelmsford and arrives in Polzeath, Beach. Typically 23 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
14h 1m
Fastest journey time:
9h 39m
Journey distance:
286 miles
Services per week:
23
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
33 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:12
Last service departs at:
19:59

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Chelmsford to Polzeath train, subway and bus schedules

Chelmsford → Polzeath
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Polzeath is 111.

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The social distance requirement in Polzeath is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Chelmsford to Polzeath is to drive which costs £40 - £65 and takes 5h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Chelmsford to Polzeath is to train and fly which costs £110 - £340 and takes 4h 7m.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Polzeath is 248 miles. The road distance is 294.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Polzeath without a car is to train which takes 6h 15m and costs £130 - £190.

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It takes approximately 6h 15m to get from Chelmsford to Polzeath, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Newquay Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chelmsford to Polzeath is 294 miles. It takes approximately 5h 9m to drive from Chelmsford to Polzeath.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Newquay Airport.

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There are 546+ hotels available in Polzeath. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Chelmsford to Polzeath.
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  • Distance: 248.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 15m

What companies run services between Chelmsford, England and Polzeath, England?

You can take a train from Chelmsford to Polzeath via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street station, Lancaster Gate station, London Paddington, and Bodmin Parkway in around 6h 15m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£45 - £390
Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£11 - £17
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£85 - £110
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£85 - £110
Anytime Day 1st Class
£150 - £210
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£12 - £16
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from St Davids Station to Launceston, Westgate Street
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Stagecoach South West
Transport for Cornwall
Phone
0808 196 2632
Website
transportforcornwall.co.uk
Bus from Launceston, Westgate Street to Polzeath, Beach
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Transport for Cornwall

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