Lowestoft to Chelmsford by train

  • First train
    05:25
  • Last train
    23:30
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 14m
  • Distance
    120 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    19
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 13m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Lowestoft to Chelmsford by train

Fast trains from Lowestoft to Chelmsford take around 2 hours and 14 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 120 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lowestoft and Chelmsford.

1. Are there direct trains from Lowestoft to Chelmsford?

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

We usually find around 22 departures on the route from Lowestoft to Chelmsford every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 19 departures.

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

The Lowestoft to Chelmsford train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 14 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Chelmsford is usually scheduled to depart Lowestoft around 05:25 and the last train is around 23:30. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Lowestoft around 06:07, and the last at 21:46.

When to book Lowestoft 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 Lowestoft to Chelmsford by train.

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Which train companies operate between Lowestoft and Chelmsford?

More than one train company operates on the route from Lowestoft 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.