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Best price £ 18.36
Journey duration 4 h 12 min
Connections per day 2
First departure 15:25
Last departure 15:25
Distance 17.4 mi

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How can I find the cheapest bus tickets to get from Chelmsford to Southend-on-Sea?

The prices for bus tickets from Chelmsford to Southend-on-Sea vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest bus tickets from Chelmsford to Southend-on-Sea will cost £ 18.36. The average bus ticket price is approximately £ 19.30. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

Buses from Chelmsford to Southend-on-Sea

How much time will it take to go from Chelmsford to Southend-on-Sea by bus?

In order to get from Chelmsford to Southend-on-Sea faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Chelmsford and Southend-on-Sea will complete the journey in 4 h 3 min.On average, it will take you about 4 h 12 min to travel the 17.4 mi between Chelmsford and Southend-on-Sea.

What time are the departures from Chelmsford to Southend-on-Sea?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Chelmsford at 15:25, and the last departure will leave at 15:25. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Chelmsford to Southend-on-Sea can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

How many times a day do departures from Chelmsford leave for Southend-on-Sea?

The route from Chelmsford to Southend-on-Sea is served by providers including National Express. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 2 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Chelmsford 2 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Chelmsford to Southend-on-Sea, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 2 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors.