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Chelmsford to Stratford (London) by train

It takes an average of 31m to travel from Chelmsford to Stratford (London) by train, over a distance of around 24 miles (39 km). There are normally 139 trains per day travelling from Chelmsford to Stratford (London) and tickets for this journey start from £16 when you book in advance.

First train

04:11

Last train

23:09

Departure station

Chelmsford

Arrival station

Stratford (London)

Journey time

From 23m

Distance

24 miles (39 km)

Frequency

139 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From £16

Train operators

Greater Anglia

Travel from Chelmsford to Stratford (London) by train in 23 minutes

If you want to know more about the journey from Chelmsford to Stratford (London) by train, look no further!

The average journey time from Chelmsford to Stratford (London) by train is 31 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 23 minutes. You'll usually find 139 trains per day travelling the 24 miles (39 km) between these two destinations. Direct trains are usually available every day on the route to Stratford (London). You'll probably be travelling with Greater Anglia to get to Stratford (London), as they are the main operators of services on this route.

Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from Chelmsford to Stratford (London) start from £16.00 when you book in advance, so use our Journey Planner to view the latest prices. Travelling Off-Peak or using a Railcard are also great ways to save.

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Stratford (London), including FAQs, and tips on booking cheap train tickets. Check the timetable above for live train times or if you're ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)? 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 Stratford (London) take?

The average journey time by train between Chelmsford and Stratford (London) is 31 minutes, with around 139 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 Stratford (London) by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London) is 23 minutes.

How much does the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London) cost?

Train ticket prices from Chelmsford to Stratford (London) can start from as little as £16 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 Stratford (London)?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Chelmsford to Stratford (London) without having to change trains. There are 139 direct trains from Chelmsford to Stratford (London) 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 Stratford (London) leave?

The first train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London) leaves at 04:11. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London) leave?

The last train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London) leaves at 23:09. 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 Stratford (London) by train?

Trains travelling from Chelmsford to Stratford (London) cover a distance of around 24 miles (39 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Stratford (London) to Chelmsford.

Cheap train tickets from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)

Train tickets from Chelmsford to Stratford (London) start at £16 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.

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 Stratford (London) 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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