There are 4 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Chelmsford by subway, train, bus, taxi or car
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The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Chelmsford is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 54 min.
The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Chelmsford is to taxi which costs £120 - £150 and takes 54 min.
No, there is no direct bus from London Paddington Station station to Chelmsford station. However, there are services departing from London Paddington Rail Station and arriving at Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) via Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 35 min.
The distance between London Paddington Station and Chelmsford is 32 miles. The road distance is 35.8 miles.
The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Chelmsford without a car is to Tube and train which takes 1 h 2 min and costs £13 - £19.
It takes approximately 1 h 2 min to get from London Paddington Station to Chelmsford, including transfers.
London Paddington Station to Chelmsford bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Paddington Rail Station.
London Paddington Station to Chelmsford bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn).
What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and Chelmsford, England?
You can take a bus from London Paddington Station to Chelmsford via Stansted Airport London and Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) in around 2 h 35 min.
Subway from Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground to Liverpool Street Underground Station
- Ave. Duration
- 21 min
- Every 5 minutes
- Estimated price
- $3 - $4
- Schedules at
Train from London Liverpool Street to Chelmsford
National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.
Bus from London Paddington Rail Station to Stansted Airport London
- Ave. Duration
- 1 h 54 min
- Every 30 minutes
- Estimated price
- $10 - $17
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