There are 4 ways to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Chelmsford by train, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  48 min

  1. Take the train from London City Airport DLR Station to Stratford DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Chelmsford

$15 - $22

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Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to Chelmsford 28.8 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Chelmsford 28.8 miles

$6 - $9

Towncar  •  38 min

  1. Take a town car from London City Airport to Chelmsford 28.8 miles

$120 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Chelmsford is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Chelmsford is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 38 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London City Airport (LCY) station to Chelmsford. However, there are services departing from London City Airport DLR Station and arriving at Chelmsford via Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 48 min.

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The distance between London City Airport (LCY) and Chelmsford is 24 miles. The road distance is 28.8 miles.

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The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Chelmsford without a car is to train which takes 48 min and costs £11 - £17.

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It takes approximately 48 min to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Chelmsford, including transfers.

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London City Airport (LCY) to Chelmsford train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), arrive at London City Airport DLR Station.

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London City Airport (LCY) to Chelmsford train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Chelmsford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London City Airport (LCY) to Chelmsford is 29 miles. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Chelmsford.

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There are 171+ hotels available in Chelmsford. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Chelmsford.
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  • Distance: 24.2 miles
  • Duration: 48 min

What companies run services between London City Airport (LCY), England and Chelmsford, England?

You can take a train from London City Airport (LCY) to Chelmsford via Stratford DLR Station and Stratford (London) in around 48 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London City Airport DLR Station to Stratford DLR Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to Chelmsford
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London City Airport to Chelmsford
Estimated price
$120 - $170

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