Travel from Chelmsford to Bournemouth

cheapest quickest Eco-Friendly
Bus$37 | 4h 7min Train$47 | 3h 35min Bus23 lb of CO2
  1. Train$47
    3h 43min · 41 lb of CO2
  2. Bus$43
    4h 52min · 27 lb of CO2
  3. Flight$238
    4h 30min · 405 lb of CO2
  4. Drive$17
    2h 23min · 28 lb of CO2

Chelmsford to Bournemouth Trains

train tickets from Chelmsford to Bournemouth

$48 · 3h 43min
Train
Train Tickets
About $48
Travel Duration
3h 43min
Chelmsford - Chelmsford
National Rail · 1h 12minGreater Anglia
London - Queenstown Road (Battersea)
South West Trains · 2h 30min158 (SW)
Bournemouth - Bournemouth

train tickets from Chelmsford to Pokesdown

$47 · 3h 39min
Train
Train Tickets
About $47
Travel Duration
3h 39min
Chelmsford - Chelmsford
National Rail · 1h 12minGreater Anglia
London - Balham
South West Trains · 2h 26min158 (SW)
Holdenhurst - Pokesdown

train tickets from Chelmsford to Christchurch

$47 · 3h 39min
Train
Train Tickets
About $47
Travel Duration
3h 39min
Chelmsford - Chelmsford
National Rail · 1h 12minGreater Anglia
London - Clapham High Street
South West Trains · 2h 26min158 (SW)
Christchurch - Christchurch

train tickets from Ingatestone to Bournemouth

$47 · 3h 35min
Train
Train Tickets
About $47
Travel Duration
3h 35min
Ingatestone - Ingatestone
National Rail · 1h 4minGreater Anglia
London - Queenstown Road (Battersea)
South West Trains · 2h 30min158 (SW)
Bournemouth - Bournemouth

Chelmsford to Bournemouth Buses

bus tickets from Chelmsford to Bournemouth

$43 · 4h 52min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $43
Travel Duration
4h 52min

bus tickets from Basildon to Bournemouth

$41 · 4h 37min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $41
Travel Duration
4h 37min

bus tickets from Stansted to Bournemouth

$42 · 4h 47min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $42
Travel Duration
4h 47min

bus tickets from Dartford to Bournemouth

$37 · 4h 7min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $37
Travel Duration
4h 7min

Chelmsford to Bournemouth Flights

bus tickets from SEN to BOH

$238 · 4h 30min
Various airlines
Oneway
About $238
Travel Duration
4h 30min

Drive from Chelmsford to Bournemouth

Driving from Chelmsford to Bournemouth

$17 · 2h 23min

It's 124 miles between Chelmsford to Bournemouth. On a typical day, it might take between 2h 23min and 2h 30min from Chelmsford to Bournemouth under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 2h 37min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Bournemouth 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 $16.

Our recommendation to Bournemouth

Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Chelmsford to Bournemouth?

On your trip from Chelmsford to Bournemouth, 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.

Chelmsford to Bournemouth England - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Chelmsford to Bournemouth. 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 Bournemouth is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Chelmsford/Bournemouth buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Chelmsford 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 Chelmsford England and Bournemouth 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 Chelmsford to Bournemouth? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Bournemouth 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 Bournemouth 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 Chelmsford to Bournemouth?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Chelmsford to Bournemouth is by bus. The bus costs $37 roughly and will take 4 hours 7 minutes.

Is there a train from Chelmsford to Bournemouth?

Yes, trains between Chelmsford area and Bournemouth, but there is no direct route. They are operated by {operators}. In total, it will take roughly 3 hours 43 minutes. We recommend catching the train at Chelmsford, which is about 0 miles from Chelmsford. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at Queenstown Road (Battersea) London, Balham London, Clapham High Street London.

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

The total distance between Chelmsford and Bournemouth is 124 miles and will take you about 2 hours 23 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $17.

Travel companies on this route

South West Trains
Train company
10154 routes
National Rail
Train company
3690 routes