How to travel from Cambridge to Chelmsford

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from Cambridge to Chelmsford

How to get from Cambridge to Chelmsford by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Cambridge to Chelmsford is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Greater Anglia
08:17AM2h17
Cambridge
10:34AMChelmsford
$261One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Greater Anglia
08:17AM2h17
Cambridge
10:34AMChelmsford
$261One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Greater Anglia
08:17AM2h17
Cambridge
10:34AMChelmsford
$261One-way
0 transfers

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Travel Information between Cambridge and Chelmsford

distanceDistance35 miles (57 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$26 - $26
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $26 (€23) • 2 h 2 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $26 (€23) • 2 h 2 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Abellio Greater Anglia

Take a train or bus to travel 35 miles (57 km) to Chelmsford from Cambridge. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or Abellio Greater Anglia among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Cambridge to Chelmsford.

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Find the best journey from Cambridge to Chelmsford with Abellio Greater Anglia and Thameslink. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most convenient journey has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

Thameslink is a train service that operates in the United Kingdom. It is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway and serves the counties of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire, London, and Surrey. The trains run from early morning until late at night, with some services running 24 hours a day. There are a variety of train types available, including Class 700 Desiro City, Class 377 Electrostar, Class 387/1 Electrostar, and Class 319/0. Ticket types include Anytime, Off-Peak, Super Off-Peak, and Advance. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power sockets, and air conditioning. The most popular routes for Thameslink are London to Brighton, London to Bedford, and London to Luton.

    FAQs: Travel from Cambridge to Chelmsford

    FAQs: Travel 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 Cambridge to Chelmsford.
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    You can get between Cambridge and Chelmsford 2 different ways: train or bus.

    The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Chelmsford is by taking a train with average ticket prices of $26 (€23) compared to other travel options to Chelmsford:

    A train is $1 (€1) less than a bus with an average ticket price of $26 (€23) from Cambridge to Chelmsford.

    The quickest way to travel to Chelmsford from Cambridge is by train, which takes on average 2 h 2 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

    Bus takes on average 3 h 23 min.

    The Cambridge to Chelmsford distance is around 35 miles (57 km).

    The average frequency per day from Cambridge to Chelmsford is:

    • 3 buses per day.
    • Around 15 trains per day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Cambridge to Chelmsford as scheduled services by train or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

    These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Cambridge to Chelmsford:

    • Buses from Cambridge to Chelmsford most often leave from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) and arrive in Chelmsford, Duke Street.
    • Trains from Cambridge to Chelmsford most often leave from Cambridge and arrive in Chelmsford.

    The following travel companies offer services from Cambridge to Chelmsford:

    • Abellio Greater Anglia or Thameslink can get you to Chelmsford by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Abellio Greater Anglia from Cambridge to Chelmsford for $26 (€23) on Omio.

    Yes, there are direct services available from Cambridge to Chelmsford with the following travel companies:

    • Direct bus with.
    • Direct train with.

    Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Chelmsford as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Cambridge to Chelmsford.

    Looking to extend your trip from Cambridge to Chelmsford? Many Omio customers who go from Cambridge to Chelmsford usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, London Liverpool Street, Manchester or Stratford. If you're looking to explore London, London Liverpool Street, Manchester or Stratford from Chelmsford, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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