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Coach Information from Manchester to Chelmsford

distanceDistance165 miles (266 km)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Manchester to Chelmsford cover the 165 miles (266 km) long journey with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Chelmsford, Duke Street.

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National Express Manchester – Chelmsford

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National Express

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach provider operating over 550 coaches per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates coach services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express coaches have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most coaches come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your coach from Manchester to Chelmsford, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

    When you buy your National Express coach tickets between Manchester and Chelmsford don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Verification of ticket with valid ID
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
      • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
      • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
      • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
      • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

    Travel Tips

    Coach to Chelmsford from Manchester
    Take the bus to Chelmsford easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Manchester to Chelmsford.
    What is the distance between Manchester and Chelmsford via coach?
    You should expect to travel around 165 miles (266 km)  between Manchester and Chelmsford by coach.
    Which coach station in Manchester goes to Chelmsford? Which coach station do I come into Chelmsford from Manchester?

    There are a few coach stations in Manchester to start your trip from including Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange. In Chelmsford you have a few coach station options to choose from for your arrival including Chelmsford, Duke Street and Chelmsford, Station (Stand VA).

    Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly   and arrive in Chelmsford, Duke Street.

    Where is the Manchester coach station located? Where is the Chelmsford coach station located?

    You can find the most popular departure coach station for this journey, Manchester Piccadilly, located approximately 0.4 miles (587 m) from the city centre of Manchester. The most popular arrival coach station in Chelmsford, called Chelmsford, Duke Street, is located around 0.1 miles (180 m) away from its city centre.

    Which coach companies can take me between Manchester and Chelmsford?
    For the best Manchester to Chelmsford coach to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services from Manchester to Chelmsford to compare what amenities they may offer.