Portsmouth to Chelmsford train

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Cheap train tickets from Portsmouth to Chelmsford

Showing times and prices for May 27

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Portsmouth to Chelmsford is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

South Western Railway
08:20AM3h02
Portsmouth
11:22AMChelmsford
$671One-way
0 transfers
South Western Railway
04:19PM2h54
Portsmouth
07:13PMChelmsford
$881One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Portsmouth to Chelmsford

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, May 27
South Western Railway
04:19PM2h54
Portsmouth
07:13PMChelmsford
0 transfers
South Western Railway
08:20AM3h02
Portsmouth
11:22AMChelmsford
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Portsmouth to Chelmsford

Showing times and prices for May 27

Fastest Journey

2 h 54 m

Average

2 h 58 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

150 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Portsmouth for Chelmsford every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

South Western Railway
04:19PM2h54
Portsmouth
07:13PMChelmsford
$881One-way
0 transfers
South Western Railway
08:20AM3h02
Portsmouth
11:22AMChelmsford
$671One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Portsmouth to Chelmsford

distanceDistance93 miles (150 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 54 min
priceAverage train ticket price$48 (€42)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersSouth Western Railway or Southern

Trains from Portsmouth to Chelmsford cover the 93 miles (150 km) long route taking on average 2 h 54 min with our travel partners like South Western Railway or Southern. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $48 (€42), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $26 (€22). Travelers depart most frequently from Portsmouth Harbour and arrive in Chelmsford.

Train providers: South Western Railway and Southern from Portsmouth to Chelmsford trains

You can travel by train between Portsmouth and Chelmsford with South Western Railway and Southern for as low as $102 (€88). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Southern Rail is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates a wide range of services, from high-speed intercity trains to local commuter services. Its trains include the InterCity 125, InterCity 225, and Class 444 and 450. It also offers a variety of ticket types, such as Advance, Off-Peak, and Super Off-Peak. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for Southern Rail are London to Brighton, London to Southampton, and London to Portsmouth.

Train information from Portsmouth to Chelmsford with Southern:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 56 min
  • Cheapest Price: $102
  • Southern frequency: 8 a day

FAQs: Trains from Portsmouth to Chelmsford

FAQs: Travel by train from Portsmouth to Chelmsford easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Portsmouth to Chelmsford.
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Cheap train tickets from Portsmouth to Chelmsford can start from as little as $26 (€22) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Portsmouth to Chelmsford is $48 (€42); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Portsmouth to Chelmsford train travel time is 2 h 54 min   for the 93 mile (150 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Portsmouth to Chelmsford leaves at 4: 56 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Portsmouth to Chelmsford leaves at 4: 19 PM.
There are 25 trains a day from Portsmouth to Chelmsford which require at least one change with South Western Railway or Southern. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
When taking a train from Portsmouth to Chelmsford, you can count on South Western Railway or Southern for the best way to get you to Chelmsford. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Portsmouth and Chelmsford and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Portsmouth Harbour, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Chelmsford, located 0.1 miles (234 m) away from the city centre.

A trip to Chelmsford from Portsmouth is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 54 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Portsmouth to Chelmsford is May.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Portsmouth and Chelmsford including taking a train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Portsmouth and Chelmsford

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Chelmsford
The major railway station for departures from Portsmouth is Portsmouth Harbour. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Portsmouth Harbour for your journey from Portsmouth to Chelmsford.
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Location for Rail Replacement Services: Hard Interchange Stands G, H or J
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Location for Rail Replacement Services: Station Street bus stop at side of Railway Station near Matalan car park.
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