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

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 3 min

$22 - $32

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  45 min

  1. 24.1 miles

$6

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 38 min

  1. 100

$6 - $9

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. 27.4 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  28 min

  1. 27.4 miles

$5 - $9

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 3 min. Alternatively, Arriva UK operates a bus from Grays to Chelmsford every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 1 h 38 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
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Grays, Bus Station (Grays Bus Stn) to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Grays and Chelmsford is 31 km. The road distance is 44 km.

The cheapest way to get from Grays to Chelmsford is to rideshare which costs £4 and takes 45 min.

The quickest way to get from Grays to Chelmsford is to taxi which takes 28 min and costs £90 - £120.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Grays, Bus Station (Grays Bus Stn) and arriving at Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 38 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 3 min to get from Grays to Chelmsford, including transfers.