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Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street by train

It takes an average of 42m to travel from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street by train, over a distance of around 28 miles (45 km). There are normally 123 trains per day travelling from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street and tickets for this journey start from £14.60 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 32m
PriceFrom £14.60
Distance28 miles (45 km)
Frequency123 trains per day
First train05:11
Last train00:15
Departure stationChelmsford
Arrival stationLondon Liverpool Street
ChangesDirect trains available
Train operatorsGreater Anglia

Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street train times

Check out the next trains departing from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street for Wednesday 16th June 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.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
18:09 On timechelmsford18:46 On timelondon liverpool streetPlat. 1 greater anglia PeakGet tickets37m, direct
18:18 On timechelmsford18:52 On timelondon liverpool streetPlat. 1 greater anglia PeakGet tickets34m, direct
18:25 On timechelmsford19:02 On timelondon liverpool streetPlat. 1 greater anglia PeakGet tickets37m, direct
18:40 On timechelmsford19:14 On timelondon liverpool streetPlat. 1 greater anglia PeakGet tickets34m, direct
18:55 On timechelmsford19:32 On timelondon liverpool streetPlat. 1 greater anglia PeakGet tickets37m, direct
19:09 On timechelmsford19:46 On timelondon liverpool streetPlat. 1 greater anglia PeakGet tickets37m, direct
19:18 On timechelmsford19:51 On timelondon liverpool streetPlat. 1 greater anglia PeakGet tickets33m, direct
19:25 On timechelmsford20:02 On timelondon liverpool streetPlat. 1 greater anglia PeakGet tickets37m, direct
19:40 On timechelmsford20:14 On timelondon liverpool streetPlat. 1 greater anglia PeakGet tickets34m, direct
19:55 On timechelmsford20:32 On timelondon liverpool streetPlat. 1 greater anglia PeakGet tickets37m, direct

Taking the train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street in 32m

If you want to know more about the journey from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street by train, look no further!

The average journey time from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street by train is 42m, with around 123 trains travelling 28 miles (45 km) between these two destinations daily. There’s no need for any changes along the way, as there are direct trains available to your destination. Travelling to London Liverpool Street from Chelmsford means you’ll take a Greater Anglia service. As the main operator of rail services in East Anglia, you’ll be in good hands with Greater Anglia. The fastest services will get you to your destination in just 32m.

If you want to save money, travel Off-Peak – tickets are usually cheaper during quieter times on weekdays and weekends. You can also get a Railcard and save up to 1/3 on eligible journeys for a whole year. Use our Journey Planner to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.

Ready to book? Start your search for train tickets from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our timetable where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street? 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 London Liverpool Street take?

The average journey time by train between Chelmsford and London Liverpool Street is 42 minutes, with around 123 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 London Liverpool Street by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street is 32 minutes.

How much does the train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street cost?

Train ticket prices from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street can start from as little as £14.60 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 London Liverpool Street?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street without having to change trains. There are 123 direct trains from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street leave?

The first train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street leaves at 05:11. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street leave?

The last train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street leaves at 00:15. 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 London Liverpool Street by train?

Trains travelling from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street cover a distance of around 28 miles (45 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from London Liverpool Street to Chelmsford.

Cheap train tickets from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street

Train tickets from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street start at £14.60 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.

Book in advance

Look out for Advance tickets – they usually come out up to 12 weeks before the departure date and can be cheaper than buying on the day. If you’re here a tad early, sign up for our Advance ticket alert today to get notified when your tickets are released.

Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street is right for you.

Use your Railcard

National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.

Split your tickets

Download our app to find split tickets — courtesy of SplitSave, our handy feature which 'splits' your train tickets where possible to find you a better deal. Learn more about the clever tech behind split tickets, and how to spot SplitSave discounts in our app.

For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

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