There are 3 ways to get from Swindon to Chelmsford by train, bus 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  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Swindon to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Chelmsford

$63 - $106

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Swindon, Spring Gardens to Gloucester Green Bus Station 66
  2. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Marble Arch X90
  3. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Chelmsford

$38 - $55

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Swindon to Chelmsford 129 miles

$27 - $40

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

You can take a train from Swindon to Chelmsford via London Paddington, Lancaster Gate Underground Station, Liverpool Street Underground Station, and London Liverpool Street in around 2 h 4 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Swindon to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $80
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Chelmsford
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Chelmsford
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Swindon, Spring Gardens to Gloucester Green Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Oxford Bus Company
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Marble Arch
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Swindon and Chelmsford is 157 km. The road distance is 206 km.

The cheapest way to get from Swindon to Chelmsford is to drive which costs £19 - £29 and takes 2 h 8 min.

The quickest way to get from Swindon to Chelmsford is to train which takes 2 h 4 min and costs £40 - £80.

It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to get from Swindon to Chelmsford, including transfers.