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Travelling from Peterborough to Chelmsford by train

Fast trains from Peterborough to Chelmsford take around 2 hours and 3 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 105 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Peterborough and Chelmsford.

Are there direct trains from Peterborough to Chelmsford?

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

We usually find around 49 departures on the route from Peterborough to Chelmsford 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 60 departures.

How long is the train journey from Peterborough to Chelmsford?

The Peterborough to Chelmsford train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 3 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Peterborough to Chelmsford train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Chelmsford is usually scheduled to depart Peterborough around 06:10 and the last train is around 21:45. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Peterborough around 06:46, and the last at 21:50.

When to book Peterborough 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 Peterborough to Chelmsford by train.

Which train companies operate between Peterborough and Chelmsford?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Trains
  • Great Northern
  • Greater Anglia
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Thameslink

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 rail 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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