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There are 5 ways to get from Leigh-on-Sea to Chelmsford by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 3 bus  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take the line 3 bus from Leigh-on-Sea, Thames Drive to Chelmsford City Centre, Retail Market 3

Cheapest option

Train  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Leigh-on-Sea to Southend Central
  2. Take the train from Southend Victoria to Shenfield
  3. Take the train from Shenfield to Chelmsford

$19 - $27

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Leigh-on-Sea, Thames Drive to Rayleigh, Railway Station 1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Rayleigh, Railway Station to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station X30

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Leigh-on-Sea to Chelmsford 17.7 miles

$80 - $95

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Leigh-on-Sea to Chelmsford 17.7 miles

$3 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Leigh-on-Sea to Chelmsford is to drive which costs £2 - £5 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leigh-on-Sea to Chelmsford is to taxi which costs £60 - £75 and takes 22 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Leigh-on-Sea, Thames Drive and arriving at Chelmsford City Centre, Retail Market. Services depart five times a day, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Leigh-on-Sea to Chelmsford. However, there are services departing from Leigh-on-Sea and arriving at Chelmsford via Southend Victoria and Shenfield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 23 min.

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The distance between Leigh-on-Sea and Chelmsford is 15 miles. The road distance is 17.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Leigh-on-Sea to Chelmsford without a car is to line 3 bus which takes 1 h 8 min and costs .

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The line 3 bus from Leigh-on-Sea, Thames Drive to Chelmsford City Centre, Retail Market takes 1 h 8 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Leigh-on-Sea to Chelmsford bus services, operated by Arrow Taxi, depart from Leigh-on-Sea, Thames Drive station.

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Leigh-on-Sea to Chelmsford train services, operated by c2c, depart from Leigh-on-Sea station.

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The best way to get from Leigh-on-Sea to Chelmsford is to line 3 bus which takes 1 h 8 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1 h 23 min.

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Map of how to get from Leigh-on-Sea to Chelmsford.
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  • Distance: 15 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 8 min

What companies run services between Leigh-on-Sea, England and Chelmsford, England?

Arrow Taxi operates a bus from Leigh-on-Sea to Chelmsford 5 times a day, and the journey takes 1 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Leigh-on-Sea to Chelmsford via Southend Central, Southend Victoria, and Shenfield in around 1 h 23 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Leigh-on-Sea to Southend Central
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Southend Victoria to Shenfield
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Shenfield to Chelmsford
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Arrow Taxi
Phone
+44 1903 212121
Email
enquiries@arrowtaxigroup.co.uk
Website
arrowtaxigroup.co.uk
Bus from Leigh-on-Sea, Thames Drive to Chelmsford City Centre, Retail Market
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
arrowtaxigroup.co.uk
Bus from Leigh-on-Sea, Thames Drive to Rayleigh, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
arrowtaxigroup.co.uk
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Leigh-on-Sea, Thames Drive to Rayleigh, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Rayleigh, Railway Station to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Taxi from Leigh-on-Sea to Chelmsford
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$80 - $95
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com

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Leigh-on-Sea to Chelmsford bus services, operated by Arrow Taxi, arrive at Chelmsford City Centre, Retail Market station.

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Leigh-on-Sea to Chelmsford train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Chelmsford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leigh-on-Sea to Chelmsford is 18 miles. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Leigh-on-Sea to Chelmsford.

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