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There are 4 ways to get from Chelmsford to St Ives, Bus Station by bus, train or car

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Bus, train  •  2h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Stansted Airport, Coach Station X10 / ...
  2. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Cambridge
  3. Take the bus from The Busway station to St Ives, Bus Station

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Train  •  3h 12m

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

$39 - $58

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Stansted Airport, Coach Station X10 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Cambridge Parkside 727
  3. Take the bus from Cambridge, The Busway Parkside to St Ives, Bus Station

Drive  •  1h 1m

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to St Ives, Bus Station 58.5 miles

$12 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Chelmsford to St Ives, Bus Station is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Chelmsford to St Ives, Bus Station is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chelmsford station to St Ives, Bus Station station. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station and arriving at St Ives, Bus Station via Stansted Airport London and Cambridge, The Busway Parkside. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 5m.

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The distance between Chelmsford and St Ives, Bus Station is 47 miles. The road distance is 58.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to St Ives, Bus Station without a car is to bus and train which takes 2h 40m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 40m to get from Chelmsford to St Ives, Bus Station, including transfers.

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Chelmsford to St Ives, Bus Station bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to St Ives, Bus Station is to bus which takes 3h 5m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £29 - £45 and takes 3h 12m.

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Chelmsford to St Ives, Bus Station bus services, operated by Stagecoach in the Fens, arrive at St Ives, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chelmsford to St Ives, Bus Station is 59 miles. It takes approximately 1h 1m to drive from Chelmsford to St Ives, Bus Station.

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Map of how to get from Chelmsford to St Ives, Bus Station.
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  • Distance: 46.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 40m

What companies run services between Chelmsford, England and St Ives, Bus Station, Cambridgeshire, England?

You can take a bus from Chelmsford to St Ives, Bus Station via Stansted Airport London, Cambridge Parkside, and Cambridge, The Busway Parkside in around 3h 5m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chelmsford to St Ives, Bus Station via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London Kings Cross, Cambridge North, Cambridge, The Busway Cambridge North, and St Ives, The Busway St Ives Park and Ride in around 3h 12m.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Stansted Airport to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge North
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
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
Stagecoach in the Fens
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from The Busway station to St Ives, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach in the Fens
Bus from Cambridge, The Busway Parkside to St Ives, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Stagecoach in the Fens
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 Cambridge Parkside
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
National Express

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