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Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea by train

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Travelling from Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea by train

Fast trains from Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea take around 51 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 48 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Chelmsford and Clacton-on-Sea.

1. Are there direct trains from Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea?

Direct trains from Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea have been found.

We usually find around 30 direct trains on the route from Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 43 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea?

The Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea train travel time is normally about 51 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Clacton-on-Sea is usually scheduled to depart Chelmsford around 05:59 and the last train is around 23:55. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Chelmsford around 06:52, and the last at 00:43.

When to book Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea 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 Clacton-on-Sea by train.

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Which train companies operate between Chelmsford and Clacton-on-Sea?

More than one train company operates on the route from Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea, 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.