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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, Tube  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the Tube from Stratford Underground Station to Lancaster Gate Underground Station
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Thatcham

$41 - $72

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  3 h 36 min

  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 (opp Novotel Hotel) to Thatcham, Green Lane (Opp Recreation Ground)

$38 - $54

2 alternative options

Train, Tube, bus  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the Tube from Stratford Underground Station to Ealing Broadway Underground Station
  3. Take the train from Ealing Broadway to Reading
  4. Take the bus from Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (opp Novotel Hotel) to Thatcham, Broadway (adj Barclays Bank)

$40 - $61

Drive  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to Thatcham 103.3 miles

$22 - $35

Questions & Answers

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 Tube which takes 2 h 46 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 46 min 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 1 h 43 min to drive from Chelmsford to Thatcham.

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There are 304+ hotels available in Thatcham. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chelmsford to Thatcham.
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  • Distance: 78.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 46 min

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 Underground Station, take the Tube to Lancaster Gate Underground 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 Underground Station, Ealing Broadway Underground Station, Ealing Broadway, Reading, and Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (opp Novotel Hotel) in around 3 h 12 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Stratford Underground Station to Lancaster Gate Underground Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Stratford Underground Station to Ealing Broadway Underground Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Thatcham
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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
48 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $30
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $18
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $30
Bus operators
Reading Buses
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (opp Novotel Hotel) to Thatcham, Broadway (adj Barclays Bank)
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (opp Novotel Hotel) to Thatcham, Green Lane (Opp Recreation Ground)
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
reading-buses.co.uk

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