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

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Train  •  50 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Romford
  2. Take the train from Romford to Upminster

$10 - $15

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Bus, train  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) X10
  2. Take the train from Basildon to Upminster

$13 - $16

Bus  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Cathedral to Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) 100

$16 - $18

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chelmsford to Upminster 19.3 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to Upminster 19.3 miles

$4 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Chelmsford to Upminster is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chelmsford to Upminster is to taxi which costs £65 - £80 and takes 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chelmsford to Upminster station. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford City Centre, Cathedral and arriving at Upminster Station Forecourt via Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Chelmsford to Upminster. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford and arriving at Upminster via Romford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 50 min.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Upminster is 16 miles. The road distance is 19.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Upminster without a car is to train which takes 50 min and costs £7 - £12.

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It takes approximately 50 min to get from Chelmsford to Upminster, including transfers.

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Chelmsford to Upminster bus services, operated by First in Essex, depart from Chelmsford City Centre, Cathedral station.

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Chelmsford to Upminster train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Chelmsford station.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Upminster is to train which takes 50 min and costs £7 - £12. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 - £14 and takes 2 h 27 min.

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  • Distance: 15.6 miles
  • Duration: 50 min

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

You can take a train from Chelmsford to Upminster via Romford in around 50 min. Alternatively, First in Essex operates a bus from Chelmsford to Upminster every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $11 and the journey takes 1 h 56 min.

Train operators
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Romford to Upminster
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$1 - $3
Cash
$4 - $7
Oyster Card
$2 - $3
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Basildon to Upminster
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Cathedral to Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside)
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Website
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Taxi from Chelmsford to Upminster
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
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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Chelmsford to Upminster bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside).

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Chelmsford to Upminster train services, operated by London Overground, arrive at Upminster station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chelmsford to Upminster is 19 miles. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Chelmsford to Upminster.

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