There are 3 ways to get from Chelmsford to Stratford-upon-Avon by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Marylebone to Leamington Spa
  3. Take the bus from Leamington Spa, Railway Station to Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds X18 / ...

$72 - $109

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Pool Meadow Bus Station 777 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Coventry, Transport Museum to Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds X18 / ...

$36 - $56

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to Stratford-upon-Avon 134.6 miles

$28 - $45

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Chelmsford station to Stratford-upon-Avon. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) and arriving at Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds via Stansted Airport, Coach Station and Coventry, Transport Museum. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 30 min.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Stratford-upon-Avon is 98 miles. The road distance is 134.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Stratford-upon-Avon without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 h 32 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 32 min to get from Chelmsford to Stratford-upon-Avon, including transfers.

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Chelmsford to Stratford-upon-Avon bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Stansted Airport, Coach Station.

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Chelmsford to Stratford-upon-Avon bus services, operated by Stagecoach Warwickshire, arrive at Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chelmsford to Stratford-upon-Avon is 135 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 17 min to drive from Chelmsford to Stratford-upon-Avon.

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There are 521+ hotels available in Stratford-upon-Avon. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chelmsford to Stratford-upon-Avon.
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  • Distance: 98.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 32 min

What companies run services between Chelmsford, England and Stratford-upon-Avon, England?

You can take a bus from Chelmsford to Stratford-upon-Avon via Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt), Stansted Airport, Coach Station, Pool Meadow Bus Station, and Coventry, Transport Museum in around 6 h 30 min.

Train operators
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from London Marylebone to Leamington Spa
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Bus operators
Stagecoach Warwickshire
Phone
01604 67 60 60
Email
midlands.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Leamington Spa, Railway Station to Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Coventry, Transport Museum to Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.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, Coach Station to Pool Meadow Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com

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