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Ilford to Chelmsford

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  1. on time
    Ilford
    Platform 4
    15:36
    Ilford
    Platform 4
    15:46
    Romford
    Platform 5
    15:53
    Romford
    Platform 3
    16:12
    Chelmsford
    Platform 2 estimated
    on time
    Chelmsford
    Platform 2 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  2. on time
    Ilford
    Platform 4
    15:46
    Ilford
    Platform 4
    16:13
    Shenfield
    Platform 6 estimated
    16:25
    Shenfield
    Platform 3 estimated
    16:34
    Chelmsford
    Platform 2 estimated
    on time
    Chelmsford
    Platform 2 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  3. on time
    Ilford
    Platform 4 estimated
    16:06
    Ilford
    Platform 4 estimated
    16:33
    Shenfield
    Platform 6 estimated
    16:41
    Shenfield
    Platform 3 estimated
    16:52
    Chelmsford
    Platform 2 estimated
    on time
    Chelmsford
    Platform 2 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  4. on time
    Ilford
    Platform 4 estimated
    16:36
    Ilford
    Platform 4 estimated
    16:46
    Romford
    Platform 5 estimated
    16:53
    Romford
    Platform 3 estimated
    17:12
    Chelmsford
    Platform 2 estimated
    on time
    Chelmsford
    Platform 2 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  5. on time
    Ilford
    Platform 4 estimated
    16:46
    Ilford
    Platform 4 estimated
    17:13
    Shenfield
    Platform 6 estimated
    17:25
    Shenfield
    Platform 3 estimated
    17:34
    Chelmsford
    Platform 2 estimated
    on time
    Chelmsford
    Platform 2 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  6. on time
    Ilford
    Platform 4 estimated
    17:06
    Ilford
    Platform 4 estimated
    17:33
    Shenfield
    Platform 6 estimated
    17:41
    Shenfield
    Platform 3 estimated
    17:52
    Chelmsford
    Platform 2 estimated
    on time
    Chelmsford
    Platform 2 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  7. on time
    Ilford
    Platform 4 estimated
    17:36
    Ilford
    Platform 4 estimated
    17:46
    Romford
    Platform 5 estimated
    17:54
    Romford
    Platform 3 estimated
    18:12
    Chelmsford
    Platform 2 estimated
    on time
    Chelmsford
    Platform 2 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  8. on time
    Ilford
    Platform 4 estimated
    17:46
    Ilford
    Platform 4 estimated
    18:13
    Shenfield
    Platform 6 estimated
    18:25
    Shenfield
    Platform 3 estimated
    18:34
    Chelmsford
    Platform 2 estimated
    on time
    Chelmsford
    Platform 2 estimated
    1 change
    Peak

Journey information from Ilford to Chelmsford

  • Train Fares from: £11.10
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: 1 to 2
  • How long does it take to travel from Ilford to Chelmsford by train?

    The average journey time between Ilford and Chelmsford is . On an average weekday, there are 63 trains travelling from Ilford to Chelmsford. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • What is the fastest journey from Ilford to Chelmsford by train?

    The fastest journey time by train is .

  • How much does the train from Ilford to Chelmsford cost?

    Train tickets from Ilford to Chelmsford can start from as little as £11.10 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

  • Are there direct trains from Ilford to Chelmsford?

    No, it is not possible to travel from Ilford to Chelmsford without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Ilford to Chelmsford.

    No direct trains possible
  • What is the distance between Ilford and Chelmsford?

    The distance between Ilford and Chelmsford is 21 miles.

    Distance: 21 miles
  • What time is the first train from Ilford to Chelmsford?

    The first train from Ilford to Chelmsford departs at .

    What time is the last train from Ilford to Chelmsford?

    The last train from Ilford to Chelmsford departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.

    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

Ilford to Chelmsford timetable

Check out the next trains departing from Ilford to Chelmsford for Saturday 18th Jan 2020. For the full train timetable, or to search for a later time or date, click here.

DepartsArrivesDuration
15:3616:1236m, 1 change
15:4616:3448m, 1 change
16:0616:5246m, 1 change
16:3617:1236m, 1 change
16:4617:3448m, 1 change
17:0617:5246m, 1 change
17:3618:1236m, 1 change
17:4618:3448m, 1 change

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

How to find cheap train tickets from Ilford to Chelmsford

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**Average savings on Advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.
Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.