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

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Train  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Grays to West Ham
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Chelmsford

$22 - $32

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Rideshare  •  45 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Chafford Hundred to Chelmsford 24.1 miles

$6

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Grays, Stanley Road to Chelmsford, C & E Hospital 100

$10

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Grays to Chelmsford 27.4 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from Grays to Chelmsford 27.4 miles

$5 - $9

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Grays, Stanley Road and arriving at Chelmsford, C & E Hospital. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 40 min.

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The distance between Grays and Chelmsford is 19 miles. The road distance is 27.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Grays to Chelmsford without a car is to train which takes 1 h 8 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 8 min to get from Grays to Chelmsford, including transfers.

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Grays to Chelmsford bus services, operated by First in Essex, depart from Grays, Stanley Road station.

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The best way to get from Grays to Chelmsford is to train which takes 1 h 8 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 40 min.

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Grays to Chelmsford bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Chelmsford, C & E Hospital station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Grays to Chelmsford is 27 miles. It takes approximately 28 min to drive from Grays to Chelmsford.

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There are 175+ hotels available in Chelmsford. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Grays and Chelmsford. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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Map of how to get from Grays to Chelmsford.
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  • Distance: 19.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 8 min

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

You can take a train from Grays to Chelmsford via West Ham, West Ham Underground Station, Stratford Underground Station, and Stratford (London) in around 1 h 8 min. Alternatively, First in Essex operates a bus from Grays to Chelmsford every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $10 and the journey takes 1 h 40 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Grays to West Ham
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Grays, Stanley Road to Chelmsford, C & E Hospital
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Website
firstgroup.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Chafford Hundred to Chelmsford
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Grays to Chelmsford
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
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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