There are 4 ways to get from Chelmsford to Southend-on-Sea by bus, train, taxi or car
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Bus • 54m
$4 - $6
3 alternative options
Train • 58m
$14 - $21
Taxi • 26m
$90 - $110
Drive • 26m
$4 - $7
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Chelmsford to Southend-on-Sea is to bus which costs £3 - £5 and takes 54m.
The quickest way to get from Chelmsford to Southend-on-Sea is to taxi which costs £70 - £85 and takes 26m.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station station and arriving at Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 54m.
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 58m.
The distance between Chelmsford and Southend-on-Sea is 17 miles. The road distance is 20.7 miles.
The best way to get from Chelmsford to Southend-on-Sea without a car is to bus which takes 54m and costs £3 - £5.
The bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange takes 54m including transfers and departs hourly.
Chelmsford to Southend-on-Sea bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station.
Chelmsford to Southend-on-Sea train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Chelmsford station.
The best way to get from Chelmsford to Southend-on-Sea is to bus which takes 54m and costs £3 - £5. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £11 - £16 and takes 58m.
What companies run services between Chelmsford, England and Southend-on-Sea, England?
First in Essex operates a bus from Chelmsford to Southend-on-Sea hourly, and the journey takes 54m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chelmsford to Southend-on-Sea via Shenfield in around 58m.
Train from Chelmsford to Shenfield
- Ave. Duration
- Every 20 minutes
- Estimated price
- $5 - $8
- Schedules at
Train from Shenfield to Southend Victoria
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Chelmsford to Southend-on-Sea bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange.
Chelmsford to Southend-on-Sea train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Southend Victoria station.
Yes, the driving distance between Chelmsford to Southend-on-Sea is 21 miles. It takes approximately 26m to drive from Chelmsford to Southend-on-Sea.
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