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There are 5 ways to get from Chelmsford to Ponders End by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Ponders End

$18 - $25

Cheapest option

Line 351 bus, line 179 bus  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take the line 351 bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station to Brentwood station 351
  2. Take the line 179 bus from Ilford, High Road Ilford to Chingford Station 179

$11 - $13

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, station to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station 59
  2. Take the train from St Margarets (Herts) to Ponders End

$16 - $23

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chelmsford to Ponders End 32 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to Ponders End 32 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Chelmsford to Ponders End is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chelmsford to Ponders End is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 36 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Chelmsford to Ponders End. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford and arriving at Ponders End via London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 15 min.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Ponders End is 23 miles. The road distance is 32 miles.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Ponders End without a car is to train which takes 1 h 15 min and costs £13 - £20.

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It takes approximately 1 h 15 min to get from Chelmsford to Ponders End, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Ponders End is to train which takes 1 h 15 min and costs £13 - £20. Alternatively, you can line 351 bus and line 179 bus, which costs £8 - £10 and takes 2 h 31 min.

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Chelmsford to Ponders End train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Ponders End station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chelmsford to Ponders End is 32 miles. It takes approximately 36 min to drive from Chelmsford to Ponders End.

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Map of how to get from Chelmsford to Ponders End.
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  • Distance: 22.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 15 min

What companies run services between Chelmsford, England and Ponders End, England?

You can take a train from Chelmsford to Ponders End via London Liverpool Street in around 1 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chelmsford to Ponders End via Brentwood station, Brentwood, Ilford, Ilford, High Road Ilford, and Chingford Station in around 2 h 31 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Ponders End
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from St Margarets (Herts) to Ponders End
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, station to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station to Brentwood station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Ilford, High Road Ilford to Chingford Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Chelmsford to Ponders End
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
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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