There are 4 ways to get from Chelmsford to Waltham Abbey by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Waltham Cross

$16 - $24

Cheapest option

Line 59 bus, bus  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the line 59 bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) 59
  2. Take the bus from Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) to Waltham Abbey, Bemor Builders 86 / ...

$11 - $12

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chelmsford to Waltham Abbey 28.3 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to Waltham Abbey 28.3 miles

$6 - $9

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chelmsford to Waltham Abbey is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chelmsford to Waltham Abbey is to taxi which costs £100 - £120 and takes 30 min.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Waltham Abbey is 21 miles. The road distance is 28.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 22 min to get from Chelmsford to Waltham Abbey, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chelmsford station to Waltham Abbey. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station and arriving at Waltham Abbey, Bemor Builders via Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Chelmsford to Waltham Abbey. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford and arriving at Waltham Cross via Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 22 min.

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What companies run services between Chelmsford, England and Waltham Abbey, England?

You can take a train from Chelmsford to Waltham Abbey via Stratford (London) in around 1 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chelmsford to Waltham Abbey via Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) in around 1 h 50 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Waltham Cross
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Eos
Phone
08000 355865
Email
info@eoslondon.com
Website
eoslondon.com
Bus from Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) to Waltham Abbey, Bemor Builders
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
eoslondon.com
TrustyBus
Phone
01992 890225
Email
trustybus@galleontravel.co.uk
Website
trustybus.co.uk
Bus from Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) to Waltham Abbey, Highbridge Rdbt
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
trustybus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Chelmsford to Waltham Abbey
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
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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