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Travelling from Ipswich to Chelmsford by train

Fast trains from Ipswich to Chelmsford take around 37 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 58 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Ipswich and Chelmsford.

Are there direct trains from Ipswich to Chelmsford?

Direct trains from Ipswich to Chelmsford have been found.

We usually find around 34 direct trains on the route from Ipswich to Chelmsford every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 37 departures.

How long is the train journey from Ipswich to Chelmsford?

The Ipswich to Chelmsford train travel time is normally about 37 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Ipswich to Chelmsford train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Chelmsford is usually scheduled to depart Ipswich around 05:12 and the last train is around 22:43. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Ipswich around 05:09, and the last at 22:43.

When to book Ipswich to Chelmsford 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 Ipswich to Chelmsford by train.

Which train companies operate between Ipswich and Chelmsford?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • Greater Anglia

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.

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