There are 3 ways to get from Chelmsford to Thorpe Park by train, subway, bus or car

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Train, Tube, bus  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the Tube from Stratford Underground Station to Waterloo Underground Station
  3. Take the train from London Waterloo to Staines
  4. Take the bus from Elmsleigh Bus Station to Thorpe Park Main Entrance 446 / ...

$27 - $39

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T5 National Express / ...

$27 - $40

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to Thorpe Park 72.8 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Chelmsford to Thorpe Park is to drive which costs £11 - £18 and takes 1 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chelmsford to Thorpe Park is to drive which costs £11 - £18 and takes 1 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chelmsford station to Thorpe Park. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) and arriving at Thorpe Park Main Entrance via Stansted Airport London, Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 and Elmsleigh Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 2 min.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Thorpe Park is 48 miles. The road distance is 72.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Thorpe Park without a car is to train and Tube and bus which takes 2 h 8 min and costs £20 - £30.

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It takes approximately 2 h 8 min to get from Chelmsford to Thorpe Park, including transfers.

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Chelmsford to Thorpe Park bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Stansted Airport London station.

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Chelmsford to Thorpe Park bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Heathrow Airport London T5 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chelmsford to Thorpe Park is 73 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 14 min to drive from Chelmsford to Thorpe Park.

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There are 849+ hotels available in Thorpe Park. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chelmsford to Thorpe Park.
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  • Distance: 48.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 8 min

What companies run services between Chelmsford, England and Thorpe Park, Surrey, England?

National Express operates a bus from Chelmsford to Thorpe Park hourly. Tickets cost $15 - $26 and the journey takes 2 h 5 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
White Bus Services
Phone
01344 882 612
Email
office@whitebus.co.uk
Website
whitebus.co.uk
Bus from Elmsleigh Bus Station to Thorpe Park Main Entrance
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
whitebus.co.uk
Falcon Coaches
Website
falconcoachhire.com
Bus from Elmsleigh Bus Station to Thorpe Park Main Entrance
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Website
falconcoachhire.com
Carlone Buses
Phone
07766 703 970
Email
carlone48@msn.com
Website
carlonelimited.co.uk
Bus from Elmsleigh Bus Station to Thorpe Park Main Entrance
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
carlonelimited.co.uk
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 Heathrow Airport London T5
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com

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