Luton Airport Parkway Rail Station to Chelmsford Rail Station - travel by train, bus and rail

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Average journey time: 3 hours 09 mins

Luton Airport Parkway Rail Station to Chelmsford Rail Station

Leave at 05:39 and arrive at 08:36
Journey time 02:57
You will need to make 5 changes

Start with East Midlands Railway to London St Pancras International

  • London St Pancras International LL Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to King's Cross St. Pancras

  • King's Cross St. Pancras

Travel disruption notes

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

Change for Metropolitan line to Liverpool Street

  • Farringdon Underground Station
  • Barbican Underground Station
  • Moorgate Underground Station
  • Liverpool Street Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

METROPOLITAN LINE: Until further notice, due to staff shortages in our control room there could be short notice alterations to Metropolitan line and parts of the Piccadilly line and Chiltern Railways services. This will affect weekday and weekend service and at times will mean there is a reduced service, or no service on this line.

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

TFL RAIL: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service between Liverpool Street and Shenfield. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Stratford / Newbury Park. Replacement buses operate.

GREATER ANGLIA: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Bank Holiday 3 May, no service between Liverpool Street and Witham / Southend Victoria / Southminster. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Newbury Park. Connecting replacement buses operate between Newbury Park and Chelmsford / Witham / Southend Victoria, also between Wickford and Southminster.

Change for Central line to Newbury Park

  • Bethnal Green Underground Station
  • Mile End Underground Station
  • Stratford Underground Station
  • Leyton Underground Station
  • Leytonstone Underground Station
  • Wanstead Underground Station
  • Redbridge Underground Station
  • Gants Hill Underground Station
  • Newbury Park Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

TFL RAIL: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service between Liverpool Street and Shenfield. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Stratford / Newbury Park. Replacement buses operate.

GREATER ANGLIA: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Bank Holiday 3 May, no service between Liverpool Street and Witham / Southend Victoria / Southminster. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Newbury Park. Connecting replacement buses operate between Newbury Park and Chelmsford / Witham / Southend Victoria, also between Wickford and Southminster.

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

From 05:00 Saturday 1 until 23:00 Monday 3 May, the Upper station car park at Newbury Park will be closed.

Change for Greater Anglia to Chelmsford

  • Shenfield Rail Station
  • Ingatestone Rail Station
  • Chelmsford Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

From 05:00 Saturday 1 until 23:00 Monday 3 May, the Upper station car park at Newbury Park will be closed.

Luton Airport Parkway Rail Station to Chelmsford Rail Station

Leave at 05:55 and arrive at 09:16
Journey time 03:21
You will need to make 6 changes

Start with Thameslink to Luton

  • Luton Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for East Midlands Railway to London St Pancras International

  • London St Pancras International LL Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to King's Cross St. Pancras

  • King's Cross St. Pancras

Travel disruption notes

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

Change for Metropolitan line to Liverpool Street

  • Farringdon Underground Station
  • Barbican Underground Station
  • Moorgate Underground Station
  • Liverpool Street Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

METROPOLITAN LINE: Until further notice, due to staff shortages in our control room there could be short notice alterations to Metropolitan line and parts of the Piccadilly line and Chiltern Railways services. This will affect weekday and weekend service and at times will mean there is a reduced service, or no service on this line.

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

TFL RAIL: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service between Liverpool Street and Shenfield. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Stratford / Newbury Park. Replacement buses operate.

GREATER ANGLIA: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Bank Holiday 3 May, no service between Liverpool Street and Witham / Southend Victoria / Southminster. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Newbury Park. Connecting replacement buses operate between Newbury Park and Chelmsford / Witham / Southend Victoria, also between Wickford and Southminster.

Change for Central line to Newbury Park

  • Bethnal Green Underground Station
  • Mile End Underground Station
  • Stratford Underground Station
  • Leyton Underground Station
  • Leytonstone Underground Station
  • Wanstead Underground Station
  • Redbridge Underground Station
  • Gants Hill Underground Station
  • Newbury Park Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

TFL RAIL: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service between Liverpool Street and Shenfield. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Stratford / Newbury Park. Replacement buses operate.

GREATER ANGLIA: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Bank Holiday 3 May, no service between Liverpool Street and Witham / Southend Victoria / Southminster. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Newbury Park. Connecting replacement buses operate between Newbury Park and Chelmsford / Witham / Southend Victoria, also between Wickford and Southminster.

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

From 05:00 Saturday 1 until 23:00 Monday 3 May, the Upper station car park at Newbury Park will be closed.

Change for Greater Anglia to Chelmsford

  • Shenfield Rail Station
  • Ingatestone Rail Station
  • Chelmsford Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

From 05:00 Saturday 1 until 23:00 Monday 3 May, the Upper station car park at Newbury Park will be closed.


Return journey: Chelmsford Rail Station to Luton Airport Parkway Rail Station


Note, the results are provided by TfL Open Data, but you should check before travelling in case of disruptions.

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