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There are 5 ways to get from Chelmsford to St Osyth by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 32m

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea

$18 - $26

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Bus  •  2h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Cathedral to Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street 71A / ...
  2. Take the bus from Town station to St Osyth, Colchester Road 74A / ...

$4 - $5

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Bus via Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station  •  3h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street 70 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Town station to St Osyth, Colchester Road 74A / ...

$11 - $15

Taxi  •  42m

  1. Take a taxi from Chelmsford to St Osyth 35.5 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  42m

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to St Osyth 35.5 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Chelmsford to St Osyth is to bus which costs £3 - £4 and takes 2h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Chelmsford to St Osyth is to taxi which costs £120 - £150 and takes 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chelmsford to St Osyth. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford City Centre, Cathedral and arriving at St Osyth, Colchester Road via Town station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 50m.

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The distance between Chelmsford and St Osyth is 27 miles. The road distance is 35.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to St Osyth without a car is to train which takes 1h 32m and costs £14 - £20.

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It takes approximately 1h 32m to get from Chelmsford to St Osyth, including transfers.

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Chelmsford to St Osyth bus services, operated by First in Essex, depart from Chelmsford City Centre, Cathedral station.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to St Osyth is to train which takes 1h 32m and costs £14 - £20. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £3 - £4 and takes 2h 50m.

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Chelmsford to St Osyth bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at St Osyth, Colchester Road station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chelmsford to St Osyth is 35 miles. It takes approximately 42m to drive from Chelmsford to St Osyth.

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  • Distance: 26.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 32m

What companies run services between Chelmsford, England and St Osyth, England?

Greater Anglia operates a train from Chelmsford to St Osyth hourly. Tickets cost $18 - $26 and the journey takes 52m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chelmsford to St Osyth via Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street and Town station in around 2h 50m.

Train operators
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Cathedral to Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Town station to St Osyth, Colchester Road
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Stephensons of Essex
Phone
01376 503050
Email
customerservices@stephensonsofessex.com
Website
stephensonsofessex.com
Bus from Town station to St Osyth, Colchester Road
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
stephensonsofessex.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 Chelmsford to Colchester
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from Chelmsford to St Osyth
Ave. Duration
42m
Estimated price
$150 - $190
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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