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There are 3 ways to get from Ilford to Chelmsford by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  44 min

  1. Take the train from Ilford to Shenfield
  2. Take the train from Shenfield to Chelmsford

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Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ilford to Chelmsford 23.8 miles

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Ilford to Chelmsford 23.8 miles

Ilford to Chelmsford by train

473 Weekly Trains
44 min Average Duration
£8 Cheapest Price
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The most affordable way to get from Ilford to Chelmsford is to drive, which costs £4 - £6 and takes 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ilford to Chelmsford is to taxi which costs £150 - £190 and takes 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ilford to Chelmsford. However, there are services departing from Ilford and arriving at Chelmsford via Shenfield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44 min.

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The distance between Ilford and Chelmsford is 21 miles. The road distance is 23.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Ilford to Chelmsford without a car is to train which takes 44 min and costs £8 - £13.

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It takes approximately 44 min to get from Ilford to Chelmsford, including transfers.

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Ilford to Chelmsford train services, operated by Elizabeth Line, depart from Ilford station.

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Ilford to Chelmsford train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Chelmsford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ilford to Chelmsford is 24 miles. It takes approximately 30 min to drive from Ilford to Chelmsford.

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  • Distance: 21.1 miles
  • Duration: 44 min

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

You can take a train from Ilford to Chelmsford via Shenfield in around 44 min.

Train operators
Elizabeth Line
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Ilford to Shenfield
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Elizabeth Line
Offpeak (Contactless or Oyster)
£4 - £6
Peak (Contactless or Oyster)
£6 - £10
Other operators
Taxi from Ilford to Chelmsford
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
£150 - £190
Twelve Transfers
Phone
+44 20 3479 5700
Website
twelvetransfers.co.uk
Longbridge Cars
Phone
+44 20 8507 7724
A to B Minicabs
Phone
+44 20 8594 9290
London City Airport Taxis
Phone
+44 20 3740 1947
Website
londoncityairportcab.co.uk
Stratford City Cars
Phone
+44 20 8555 5454
Website
stratfordcitycars.co.uk
Seven Fives
Phone
+44 20 8555 5555
Eurolink Cars
Phone
+44 20 8555 8888
Website
eurolinkcars.co.uk

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