York to Chelmsford by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:00
  • Last train
    23:05
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 4m

Travelling from York to Chelmsford by train

Fast trains from York to Chelmsford take around 3 hours and 4 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 269 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between York and Chelmsford.

Are there direct trains from York to Chelmsford?

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

We usually find around 47 departures on the route from York 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 48 departures.

How long is the train journey from York to Chelmsford?

The York to Chelmsford train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 4 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the York to Chelmsford train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Chelmsford is usually scheduled to depart York around 04:00 and the last train is around 23:05. At weekends the first train of the day leaves York around 04:00, and the last at 22:13.

When to book York 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 York to Chelmsford by train.

Which train companies operate between York and Chelmsford?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • East Coast
  • Grand Central Railway
  • Greater Anglia
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground

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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