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

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Train  •  50m

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

$10 - $15

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2h 26m

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

$5 - $7

3 alternative options

Line 100 bus  •  1h 16m

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station 100 / ...

$6 - $9

Taxi  •  22m

  1. Take a taxi from Chelmsford to Upminster 19.3 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  22m

  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 22m.

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

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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. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 26m.

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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 50m.

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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 50m and costs £7 - £12.

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It takes approximately 50m 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 50m and costs £7 - £12. Alternatively, you can line 100 bus, which costs £4 - £7 and takes 1h 16m.

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Map of how to get from Chelmsford to Upminster.
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  • Distance: 15.6 miles
  • Duration: 50m

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

You can take a train from Chelmsford to Upminster via Romford in around 50m. Alternatively, First in Essex operates a bus from Chelmsford to Upminster every 20 minutes, and the journey takes 54m.

Train operators
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Romford to Upminster
Ave. Duration
9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$1 - $3
Cash
$4 - $7
Oyster Card
$2 - $3
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Cathedral to Lakeside, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Taxi from Chelmsford to Upminster
Ave. Duration
22m
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com

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Chelmsford to Upminster bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Lakeside, Bus Station.

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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 22m to drive from Chelmsford to Upminster.

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