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Chelmsford to Great Yarmouth by train

It takes an average of 3h 57m to travel from Chelmsford to Great Yarmouth by train, over a distance of around 80 miles (130 km). There are normally 32 trains per day travelling from Chelmsford to Great Yarmouth and tickets for this journey start from £8 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 6m
PriceFrom £8
Distance80 miles (130 km)
Frequency32 trains per day
First train05:30
Last train01:47
Departure stationChelmsford
Arrival stationGreat Yarmouth
Changes1 change
Train operatorsGreater Anglia

Chelmsford to Great Yarmouth train times

Check out the next trains departing from Chelmsford to Great Yarmouth for Tuesday 5th October 2021 using our handy timetable below, including platform and live travel information. You can view the full day timetable or search for a different date here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
10:01 12:09 2h 8m, 1 change
11:02 13:13 2h 11m, 1 change
12:03 14:09 2h 6m, 1 change
13:00 15:09 2h 9m, 1 change
14:00 16:13 2h 13m, 1 change
15:00 17:09 2h 9m, 1 change
16:01 18:13 2h 12m, 1 change
16:58 19:09 2h 11m, 1 change
17:10 19:41 2h 31m, 2 changes
18:04 20:13 2h 9m, 2 changes

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Chelmsford to Great Yarmouth? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Chelmsford to Great Yarmouth take?

The average journey time by train between Chelmsford and Great Yarmouth is 3 hours and 57 minutes, with around 32 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Chelmsford and Great Yarmouth by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Chelmsford to Great Yarmouth is 2 hours and 6 minutes.

How much does the train from Chelmsford to Great Yarmouth cost?

Train ticket prices from Chelmsford to Great Yarmouth can start from as little as £8 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Chelmsford to Great Yarmouth?

No, there are no direct train services from Chelmsford to Great Yarmouth. Travelling from Chelmsford to Great Yarmouth by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Chelmsford to Great Yarmouth leave?

The first train from Chelmsford to Great Yarmouth leaves at 05:30. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Chelmsford to Great Yarmouth leave?

The last train from Chelmsford to Great Yarmouth leaves at 01:47. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Chelmsford and Great Yarmouth by train?

Trains travelling from Chelmsford to Great Yarmouth cover a distance of around 80 miles (130 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Great Yarmouth to Chelmsford.

Cheap train tickets from Chelmsford to Great Yarmouth

Train tickets from Chelmsford to Great Yarmouth start at £8 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets, and even tell you when the prices are likely to increase with Price Prediction.

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