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

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Train  •  53 min

  1. Take the train from Gravesend to Stratford International
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Chelmsford

$28 - $38

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Bus  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Socketts Heath, The Oak to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station 100

$13

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Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Gravesend to Chelmsford 35.3 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Gravesend to Chelmsford 35.3 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Gravesend to Chelmsford is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gravesend to Chelmsford is to taxi which costs £120 - £150 and takes 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gravesend to Chelmsford station. However, there are services departing from Tilbury, Civic Square (Tilbury Civ Sq) and arriving at Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station via Socketts Heath, The Oak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 54 min.

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The distance between Gravesend and Chelmsford is 21 miles. The road distance is 35.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Gravesend to Chelmsford without a car is to train which takes 53 min and costs £21 - £30.

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It takes approximately 53 min to get from Gravesend to Chelmsford, including transfers.

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Gravesend to Chelmsford bus services, operated by First in Essex, depart from Socketts Heath, The Oak station.

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The best way to get from Gravesend to Chelmsford is to train which takes 53 min and costs £21 - £30. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 and takes 1 h 54 min.

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Gravesend to Chelmsford bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gravesend to Chelmsford is 35 miles. It takes approximately 39 min to drive from Gravesend to Chelmsford.

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  • Distance: 20.8 miles
  • Duration: 53 min

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

You can take a train from Gravesend to Chelmsford via Stratford International, Stratford New Town, Stratford International, Stratford City Bus Station, and Stratford (London) in around 53 min. Alternatively, First in Essex operates a bus from Gravesend to Chelmsford every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $10 and the journey takes 1 h 36 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Gravesend to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $18
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Socketts Heath, The Oak to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Website
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Taxi from Gravesend to Chelmsford
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk

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