There are 6 ways to get from Westcliff-on-Sea to Chelmsford by train, bus, taxi 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  •  54 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Victoria to Shenfield
  2. Take the train from Shenfield to Chelmsford

$14 - $21

Cheapest option

Bus Arriva UK  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) X30

$3 - $9

4 alternative options

Bus Arrow Taxi  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Chalkwell, Westcliff Library (Prittlewell School - Secondary associated) to Chelmsford City Centre, Retail Market (Chelm Market) 3 / ...

$5 - $9

Bus Arriva UK #2  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Westcliff-on-Sea, Crowstone Road to Rayleigh, Railway Station (Rayleigh Stn) 1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Rayleigh, Railway Station (Rayleigh Stn) to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) X30

$5 - $8

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Westcliff-on-Sea to Chelmsford 19.5 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Westcliff-on-Sea to Chelmsford 19.5 miles

$4 - $7

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Westcliff-on-Sea to Chelmsford is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Westcliff-on-Sea to Chelmsford is to taxi which costs £65 - £80 and takes 24 min.

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The distance between Westcliff-on-Sea and Chelmsford is 16 miles. The road distance is 19.5 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 54 min to get from Westcliff-on-Sea to Chelmsford, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chalkwell, Westcliff Library (Prittlewell School - Secondary associated) and arriving at Chelmsford City Centre, Retail Market (Chelm Market). Services depart every three hours, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Westcliff-on-Sea to Chelmsford. However, there are services departing from Southend Victoria and arriving at Chelmsford via Shenfield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 54 min.

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

You can take a train from Westcliff-on-Sea to Chelmsford via Shenfield in around 54 min. Alternatively, Arrow Taxi operates a bus from Westcliff-on-Sea to Chelmsford every 4 hours. Tickets cost $9 and the journey takes 1 h 20 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
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 Chalkwell, Westcliff Library (Prittlewell School - Secondary associated) to Chelmsford City Centre, Retail Market (Chelm Market)
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
arrowtaxigroup.co.uk
Bus from Westcliff-on-Sea, Crowstone Road to Rayleigh, Railway Station (Rayleigh Stn)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
arrowtaxigroup.co.uk
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Prittlewell School (Prittlewell School - Secondary) to Chelmsford, Queen Street (Red Lion PH)
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Southend-on-Sea, Victoria Station Interchange (Victoria Stn) to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Westcliff-on-Sea, Crowstone Road to Rayleigh, Railway Station (Rayleigh Stn)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Rayleigh, Railway Station (Rayleigh Stn) to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stephensons of Essex
Phone
01376 503050
Email
customerservices@stephensonsofessex.com
Website
stephensonsofessex.com
Bus from Prittlewell, Highfield Gardens to Springfield Park, Chelmsford Prison
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stephensonsofessex.com
Other operators
Taxi from Westcliff-on-Sea to Chelmsford
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
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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