There are 5 ways to get from Chelmsford to West Drayton by train, subway, bus 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.

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Train, Tube via London Paddington  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the Tube from Stratford Underground Station to Lancaster Gate Underground Station
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to West Drayton

$22 - $35

Cheapest option

Train, Tube  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the Tube from Liverpool Street Underground Station to Uxbridge Underground Station Metropolitan

$22 - $30

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) X30 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express / ...

$23 - $33

Line 59 bus, bus  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the line 59 bus from Chelmsford City Centre, YMCA (Fenn Wright estate agents) to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) 59
  2. Take the bus from Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) to Uxbridge, York Road (UB8) 724

$25 - $27

Drive  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to West Drayton 68.2 miles

$14 - $22

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Chelmsford station to West Drayton. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) and arriving at West Drayton, Berberis Walk via Stansted Airport London and Heathrow Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 54 min.

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The distance between Chelmsford and West Drayton is 43 miles. The road distance is 68.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to West Drayton without a car is to train and Tube which takes 1 h 31 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 31 min to get from Chelmsford to West Drayton, including transfers.

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

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Chelmsford to West Drayton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Heathrow Airport London T2,3 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chelmsford to West Drayton is 68 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 8 min to drive from Chelmsford to West Drayton.

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There are 6098+ hotels available in West Drayton. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chelmsford to West Drayton.
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  • Distance: 43.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 31 min

What companies run services between Chelmsford, England and West Drayton, Greater London, England?

You can take a bus from Chelmsford to West Drayton via Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt), Stansted Airport London, Heathrow Airport London T2,3, and Heathrow Central Bus Station in around 2 h 54 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 - $18
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Stratford Underground Station to Lancaster Gate Underground Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Liverpool Street Underground Station to Uxbridge Underground Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to West Drayton
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$6 - $11
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $13
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
firstgroup.com
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 T2,3
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, YMCA (Fenn Wright estate agents) to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) to Uxbridge, York Road (UB8)
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)

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