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Chelmsford to Peterborough by train

  • First train
    05:11
  • Last train
    00:43
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 2m
  • Distance
    105 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    53
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 35m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Chelmsford to Peterborough by train

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

1. Are there direct trains from Chelmsford to Peterborough?

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

We usually find around 49 departures on the route from Chelmsford to Peterborough 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 75 departures.

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

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

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Peterborough is usually scheduled to depart Chelmsford around 05:11 and the last train is around 00:43. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Chelmsford around 06:35, and the last at 23:59.

When to book Chelmsford to Peterborough 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 Peterborough by train.

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Which train companies operate between Chelmsford and Peterborough?

More than one train company operates on the route from Chelmsford to Peterborough, 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
  • UK Rail Connections

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Peterborough to Chelmsford by train

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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.