BDL to Chelmsford Travel Information

Cheapest Way Train — $17
Fastest Way Train — 1h 39min
Eco-Friendly Way Train — 19 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — bus, train, flight and by car
Distance 81 miles
Travel Companies Amtrak, Alaska Airlines
Bus
$30 · 3h 52min · 22 lb of CO2
Hartford to Lowell
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Train
$17 · 1h 39min · 19 lb of CO2
WNL to BBY
+2 more options
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Flight
$224 · 4h 54min · 440 lb of CO2
BDL to MHT
+1 more option

BDL airport Flights

There are 1 airports — BDL — that make sense to fly out of from BDL and 2 airports — MHT, BOS — to access Chelmsford. The best deals are usually found by flying out of BDL.

Alaska Airlines offers flights from BDL to MHT, BOS.

Drive
$11 · 1h 41min · 20 lb of CO2
BDL to Chelmsford

Drive from BDL airport

It's 82 miles between BDL to Chelmsford. On a typical day, it might take between 1h 41min and 1h 46min from BDL to Chelmsford under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 1h 51min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Chelmsford by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $10.

What is the best way to travel from BDL to Chelmsford?

The are 9 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from BDL to Chelmsford. If you're only considering the price, you should check out the train out of WNL towards BBY, as it is the cheapest to Chelmsford. It's common to find tickets for as low as $17. Amtrak operates from BDL to Chelmsford, so you book your trip with them! Take the train, it is cheaper and more comfortable than the bus!

When to book trip from BDL to Chelmsford?

On your trip from BDL to Chelmsford, it is best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train. Shuttle service may be available to Chelmsford. If you're traveling with a large group, you should probably take a shuttle as it will reduce the price per person. Alternatively, there are shared shuttle services available. With this option, you'll want to book as soon as possible to allow the shuttle service enough time to coordinate your pickup and dropoff.

Is the train or the bus better from BDL to Chelmsford MA?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from BDL to Chelmsford. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Chelmsford is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the BDL/Chelmsford buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from BDL is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between BDL and Chelmsford during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from BDL to Chelmsford? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Chelmsford traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Chelmsford is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from BDL to Chelmsford?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from BDL to Chelmsford is by train. The train costs $17 roughly and will take 1 hour 39 minutes.

How much does Amtrak cost from BDL to Chelmsford?

Amtrak costs about $17 between BDL and Chelmsford. In total, the train will take roughly 1 hour 39 minutes and there are no connections that you will have to make. We recommend catching the train at WNL Windsor Locks Amtrak, which is 4 miles from BDL. Further, once you arrive at BOS Boston South Station or you will still have 24 miles to Chelmsford.

How long does it take from BDL to Chelmsford by car?

The total distance between BDL and Chelmsford is 82 miles and will take you about 1 hour 41 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $11.

Travel companies on this route

Train
Amtrak Amtrak from BDL to Chelmsford
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Customer Service and Reservations1-800-872-7245
International Visitors215-856-7952
Group Travel Requests1-800-872-1477
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Flight
Alaska Airlines Alaska Airlines from BDL to Chelmsford