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There are 4 ways to get from Wickford to Chelmsford by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  33 min

  1. Take the train from Wickford to Shenfield
  2. Take the train from Shenfield to Chelmsford

£8 - £12

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Line 13 bus  •  41 min

  1. Take the line 13 bus from Wickford, Station Avenue to Chelmsford City Centre, Retail Market 13 / ...

£2 - £4

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Wickford to Chelmsford 11.3 miles

£75 - £95

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from Wickford to Chelmsford 11.3 miles

£1 - £3

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The cheapest way to get from Wickford to Chelmsford is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Wickford to Chelmsford is to taxi which costs £75 - £95 and takes 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Wickford, Station Avenue station and arriving at Chelmsford City Centre, Retail Market. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 41 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Wickford to Chelmsford. However, there are services departing from Wickford and arriving at Chelmsford via Shenfield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 min.

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The distance between Wickford and Chelmsford is 9 miles. The road distance is 11.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Wickford to Chelmsford without a car is to train which takes 33 min and costs £8 - £13.

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It takes approximately 33 min to get from Wickford to Chelmsford, including transfers.

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Wickford to Chelmsford bus services, operated by First, depart from Wickford, Station Avenue.

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Wickford to Chelmsford train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Wickford station.

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The best way to get from Wickford to Chelmsford is to train which takes 33 min and costs £8 - £13. Alternatively, you can line 13 bus, which costs £2 - £4 and takes 41 min.

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  • Distance: 9 miles
  • Duration: 33 min

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

You can take a train from Wickford to Chelmsford via Shenfield in around 33 min. Alternatively, First operates a bus from Wickford, Station Avenue to Chelmsford City Centre, Retail Market hourly. Tickets cost £2 - £4 and the journey takes 41 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Train from Wickford to Shenfield
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
greateranglia.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
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Wickford to Chelmsford
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
£75 - £95
Laindon Taxis
Phone
+44 1268 350 340
Website
laindontaxis.co.uk
Basildon Taxi Cabs
Phone
+44 1268 288 473
Ace Taxis
Phone
+44 1268 532 532
Website
acetaxi.cab

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Wickford to Chelmsford bus services, operated by First, arrive at Chelmsford City Centre, Retail Market station.

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Wickford to Chelmsford train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Chelmsford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Wickford to Chelmsford is 11 miles. It takes approximately 13 min to drive from Wickford to Chelmsford.

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