There are 4 ways to get from Chelmsford to Southend-on-Sea by bus, train, taxi or car
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Chelmsford to Southend-on-Sea is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 26 min.
The quickest way to get from Chelmsford to Southend-on-Sea is to taxi which costs £70 - £85 and takes 26 min.
The distance between Chelmsford and Southend-on-Sea is 17 miles. The road distance is 20.7 miles.
The bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) takes 54 min including transfers and departs hourly.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) station and arriving at Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 54 min.
No, there is no direct train from Chelmsford to Southend-on-Sea. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford and arriving at Southend Victoria via Shenfield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 58 min.
What companies run services between Chelmsford, England and Southend-on-Sea, England?
Arriva UK operates a bus from Chelmsford to Southend-on-Sea hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 54 min. Stephensons of Essex also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chelmsford to Southend-on-Sea via Shenfield in around 58 min.
Train from Chelmsford to Shenfield
- Ave. Duration
- 11 min
- Every 20 minutes
- Estimated price
- $5 - $8
- Schedules at
Train from Shenfield to Southend Victoria
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn)
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