Chelmsford to Crewe by train

  • First train
    05:40
  • Last train
    23:25
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 49m
  • Distance
    248 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    35
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 8m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Chelmsford to Crewe by train

Fast trains from Chelmsford to Crewe take around 2 hours and 49 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 248 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Chelmsford and Crewe.

1. Are there direct trains from Chelmsford to Crewe?

Journeys between Chelmsford and Crewe usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 31 departures on the route from Chelmsford to Crewe every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 47 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Chelmsford to Crewe?

The Chelmsford to Crewe train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 49 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Chelmsford to Crewe train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Crewe is usually scheduled to depart Chelmsford around 05:58 and the last train is around 23:25. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Chelmsford around 05:40, and the last at 19:58.

When to book Chelmsford to Crewe train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Chelmsford to Crewe by train.

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Which train companies operate between Chelmsford and Crewe?

More than one train company operates on the route from Chelmsford to Crewe, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • Greater Anglia
  • London Underground
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.