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There are 4 ways to get from Chelmsford to Spalding by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 5m

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Peterborough

$42 - $80

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Bus, train  •  4h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Stansted Airport, Coach Station X10 / ...
  2. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Peterborough

$53 - $79

Bus  •  5h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Peterborough National Express
  2. Take the bus from Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn to Spalding, Chancery Court 37 - InterConnect

Drive  •  1h 45m

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to Spalding 101.1 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Chelmsford to Spalding is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 1h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Chelmsford to Spalding is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 1h 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chelmsford station to Spalding. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station and arriving at Spalding, Chancery Court via Stansted Airport London and Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 17m.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Spalding is 78 miles. The road distance is 101.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Spalding without a car is to train which takes 3h 5m and costs £30 - £65.

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It takes approximately 3h 5m to get from Chelmsford to Spalding, including transfers.

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Chelmsford to Spalding bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Stansted Airport London station.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Spalding is to train which takes 3h 5m and costs £30 - £65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5h 17m.

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Chelmsford to Spalding bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Peterborough, arrive at Spalding, Chancery Court station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chelmsford to Spalding is 101 miles. It takes approximately 1h 45m to drive from Chelmsford to Spalding.

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  • Distance: 77.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 5m

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

You can take a train from Chelmsford to Spalding via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London Kings Cross, and Peterborough in around 3h 5m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chelmsford to Spalding via Stansted Airport London and Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn in around 5h 17m.

Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stansted Airport London to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
National Express
Stagecoach in Peterborough
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn to Spalding, Chancery Court
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Stagecoach in Peterborough

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