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There are 5 ways to get from Chelmsford to Thorpe Park by train, subway, bus or car

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Train, subway, bus  •  2h 24m

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

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h 41m

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

$17 - $28

3 alternative options

Train  •  3h 13m

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Chertsey

$26 - $39

Train, subway, line 203 bus, bus  •  2h 56m

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the subway from Stratford station to Holborn station
  3. Take the subway from Holborn station to Hatton Cross station
  4. Take the line 203 bus from Hatton Cross to Elmsleigh Bus Station 203
  5. Take the bus from Elmsleigh Bus Station to Thorpe Park Main Entrance 446 / ...

Drive  •  1h 14m

  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 £12 - £18 and takes 1h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Chelmsford to Thorpe Park is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1h 14m.

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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 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 4h 41m.

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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 subway and bus which takes 2h 24m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 24m 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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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Thorpe Park is to train which takes 3h 13m and costs £20 - £30. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £22 and takes 4h 41m.

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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 1h 14m to drive from Chelmsford to Thorpe Park.

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  • Distance: 48.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 24m

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

You can take a train from Chelmsford to Thorpe Park via Stratford (London), Stratford station, Waterloo station, London Waterloo, and Chertsey in around 3h 13m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Chelmsford to Thorpe Park hourly. Tickets cost $15 - $26 and the journey takes 2h 5m.

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 Waterloo station
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Stratford station to Holborn station
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Holborn station to Hatton Cross station
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
London Underground (Tube)
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from London Waterloo to Staines
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Waterloo to Chertsey
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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
8m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
whitebus.co.uk
Falcon Coaches
Website
falconcoachhire.com
Bus from Elmsleigh Bus Station to Thorpe Park Main Entrance
Ave. Duration
7m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
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
9m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
carlonelimited.co.uk
London United
Phone
0343 222 1234
Email
customerservices@tfl-buses.co.uk
Website
ratpdevlondon.co.uk
Bus from Hatton Cross to Elmsleigh Bus Station
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
ratpdevlondon.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
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
National Express

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