There are 5 ways to get from Chelmsford to Thundersley by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus, line 1 bus  •  47 min

  1. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Rayleigh, Railway Station (Rayleigh Stn) X30
  2. Take the line 1 bus from Rayleigh, Railway Station (Rayleigh Stn) to Thundersley, The Chase 1

$11 - $13

Cheapest option

Line 3 bus  •  54 min

  1. Take the line 3 bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Cathedral to South Benfleet, Glen Road (Bread and Cheese Hill) 3

$7

3 alternative options

Train, line 1 bus  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Shenfield
  2. Take the train from Shenfield to Rayleigh
  3. Take the line 1 bus from Rayleigh, Railway Station (Rayleigh Stn) to Thundersley, The Chase 1

$15 - $23

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chelmsford to Thundersley 15.5 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to Thundersley 15.5 miles

$3 - $5

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chelmsford City Centre, Cathedral and arriving at South Benfleet, Glen Road (Bread and Cheese Hill). Services depart once daily, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 54 min.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Thundersley is 13 miles. The road distance is 15.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Thundersley without a car is to bus and line 1 bus which takes 47 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 47 min to get from Chelmsford to Thundersley, including transfers.

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Chelmsford to Thundersley bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn).

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Chelmsford to Thundersley bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Thundersley, The Chase station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chelmsford to Thundersley is 15 miles. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from Chelmsford to Thundersley.

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There are 286+ hotels available in Thundersley. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chelmsford to Thundersley.
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  • Distance: 12.8 miles
  • Duration: 47 min

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

You can take a bus from Chelmsford to Thundersley via Rayleigh, Railway Station (Rayleigh Stn) in around 47 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to Shenfield
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Shenfield to Rayleigh
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Rayleigh, Railway Station (Rayleigh Stn)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
firstgroup.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Rayleigh, Railway Station (Rayleigh Stn) to Thundersley, The Chase
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Arrow Taxi
Phone
+44 1903 212121
Email
enquiries@arrowtaxigroup.co.uk
Website
arrowtaxigroup.co.uk
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Cathedral to South Benfleet, Glen Road (Bread and Cheese Hill)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
arrowtaxigroup.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Chelmsford to Thundersley
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk

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