There are 5 ways to get from Grays to Chelmsford by train, bus, rideshare, 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 3 min

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

$21 - $30

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  45 min

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

$6

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Grays, Bus Station (Grays Bus Stn) to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station 100

$5 - $8

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

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

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The quickest way to get from Grays to Chelmsford is to taxi which costs £90 - £120 and takes 28 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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It takes approximately 1 h 3 min to get from Grays to Chelmsford, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Grays, Bus Station (Grays Bus Stn) station and arriving at Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 38 min.

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The best way to get from Grays to Chelmsford without a car is to train which takes 1 h 3 min and costs £16 - £24.

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Map of how to get from Grays to Chelmsford.
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  • Distance: 19.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 3 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 3 min. Alternatively, Arriva UK operates a bus from Grays to Chelmsford every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $8 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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
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 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
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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