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

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Train, subway  •  2h 43m

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the subway from Stratford station to Lancaster Gate station
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Thatcham

$41 - $72

3 alternative options

Train, subway, bus  •  3h 18m

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the subway from Stratford station to Ealing Broadway station
  3. Take the train from Ealing Broadway to Reading
  4. Take the bus from Reading Town Centre, Friar Street to Thatcham, Broadway

Train, bus  •  3h 31m

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Reading
  3. Take the bus from Reading Town Centre, Friar Street to Thatcham, Broadway

Drive  •  1h 43m

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to Thatcham 103.3 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Chelmsford to Thatcham is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 1h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Chelmsford to Thatcham is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 1h 43m.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Thatcham is 78 miles. The road distance is 103.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Thatcham without a car is to train and subway which takes 2h 43m and costs £30 - £60.

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It takes approximately 2h 43m to get from Chelmsford to Thatcham, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chelmsford to Thatcham is 103 miles. It takes approximately 1h 43m to drive from Chelmsford to Thatcham.

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There are 330+ hotels available in Thatcham. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 78.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 43m

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

There is no direct connection from Chelmsford to Thatcham. However, you can take the train to Stratford (London), take the walk to Stratford station, take the subway to Lancaster Gate station, take the walk to London Paddington, then take the train to Thatcham. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Chelmsford to Thatcham via Stratford (London), Stratford station, Ealing Broadway station, Ealing Broadway, Reading, and Reading Town Centre, Friar Street in around 3h 18m.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Stratford station to Lancaster Gate station
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Stratford station to Ealing Broadway station
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Thatcham
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $25
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $50
Train from Ealing Broadway to Reading
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $29
Bus operators
Reading Buses
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Friar Street to Thatcham, Broadway
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
reading-buses.co.uk

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