Birmingham to Chelmsford train

Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Chelmsford

Showing times and prices for 18 Aug

Cheapest

£40

Average

£49

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Avanti West Coast
04:30Birmingham2h50 07:20Chelmsford
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£401One-way
Avanti West Coast
09:46Birmingham3h14 13:00Chelmsford
0 changes
£421One-way
Avanti West Coast
07:50Birmingham2h46 10:36Chelmsford
0 changes
£461One-way
Avanti West Coast
08:50Birmingham2h44 11:34Chelmsford
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£581One-way
Avanti West Coast
09:10Birmingham2h42 11:52Chelmsford
0 changes
£591One-way

Train schedule Birmingham to Chelmsford

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 18 August
Avanti West Coast
04:30Birmingham2h50 07:20Chelmsford
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Avanti West Coast
07:50Birmingham2h46 10:36Chelmsford
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Avanti West Coast
08:50Birmingham2h44 11:34Chelmsford
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Avanti West Coast
09:10Birmingham2h42 11:52Chelmsford
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Avanti West Coast
09:46Birmingham3h14 13:00Chelmsford
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Fastest train times from Birmingham to Chelmsford

Showing times and prices for 18 Aug

Fastest Journey

2 h 42 m

Average

2 h 51 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

182 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Birmingham for Chelmsford every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
09:10Birmingham2h42 11:52Chelmsford
0 changes
£591One-way
Avanti West Coast
08:50Birmingham2h44 11:34Chelmsford
0 changes
£581One-way
Avanti West Coast
07:50Birmingham2h46 10:36Chelmsford
0 changes
£461One-way
Avanti West Coast
04:30Birmingham2h50 07:20Chelmsford
0 changes
£401One-way
Avanti West Coast
09:46Birmingham3h14 13:00Chelmsford
0 changes
£421One-way

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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Chelmsford

distanceDistance112 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 42 min
priceAverage train ticket price£55 (€63)
frequencyTrain frequency35 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesChiltern Railways, Avanti West Coast or London Midland

Trains from Birmingham to Chelmsford cover the 112 miles long trip taking on average 2 h 42 min with our travel partners like Chiltern Railways, Avanti West Coast or London Midland. Normally, there are 35 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £55, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £51. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Chelmsford.

Train companies: Chiltern Railways trains Birmingham to Chelmsford

For as little as £51 you can travel by train between Birmingham and Chelmsford with Chiltern Railways. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

Chiltern Railways

Chiltern Railways is a regional train company in the United Kingdom which is owned by Arriva Trains and has operated since 1996. Check the different ticket types for your next train between Birmingham and Chelmsford: Duo, Anytime, Season, Super Off Peak, Off Peak and Advance.

Looking to travel by train to Chelmsford from Birmingham? Omio can help you find that perfect journey with Chiltern Railways. Check Omio to see current Chiltern Railways train timetables, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Birmingham to Chelmsford train and book Chiltern Railways tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train between Birmingham and Chelmsford, you can expect to travel 112 miles (181 km) one-way with Chiltern Railways. If you search for trains from Birmingham to Chelmsford in the Omio app, you can check if the Chiltern Railways ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train with Chiltern Railways, we do the work for you to get you safely to Chelmsford from Birmingham. Book that perfect Birmingham to Chelmsford train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with Chiltern Railways!

    Travel Tips: Trains from Birmingham to Chelmsford

    Travel by train 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 Birmingham to Chelmsford.
    FAQs
    Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Birmingham and Chelmsford for as low as £51  for the next 7 days.
    The Birmingham to Chelmsford train ticket price is on average £55  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next week.
    The Birmingham to Chelmsford train distance is approximately 112 miles.
    While the time it takes to travel 112 miles between Birmingham and Chelmsford can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Birmingham to Chelmsford is on average 2 h 42 min.

    Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Birmingham New Street   to Chelmsford.

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Birmingham New Street, which is located around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Chelmsford, located 0.1 miles (233 m) away from the city centre.

    When taking a train from Birmingham to Chelmsford, you can count on Chiltern Railways, Avanti West Coast or London Midland for the best way to get you to Chelmsford. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Birmingham and Chelmsford and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
    The average number of trains departing Birmingham for Chelmsford is 35 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    If you prefer early morning trains from Birmingham to Chelmsford, the first train leaves at 07: 30. If you prefer late night trains from Birmingham to Chelmsford, the last train of the day leaves at 19: 30. Omio shows you the latest train from Birmingham to Chelmsford timetable to help you book the best departure time for this route.
    The price of a one way train ticket from Birmingham to Chelmsford is on average £55 if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets from Birmingham to Chelmsford available a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Birmingham
    Chelmsford
    The major railway station for departures from Birmingham is Birmingham New Street. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Birmingham New Street for your trip to Chelmsford from Birmingham.
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    Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00
    Public transport options for Birmingham New Street
    Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70
    Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales
    Onward travel information: There are nearby bus stops on Smallbrook Queensway and Hill Street Most buses are wheelchair accessible. ********************************************************************************************************** For information go to the local travel information office by the Stephenson Street entrance. Alternatively, visit Transport for West Midlands, or call 0121 214 7214.
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    Location for Rail Replacement Services: This station is not usually served by rail replacement buses, due to difficult road access. Replacement buses stop at Birmingham Snow Hill station.
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    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement coach services can be found at the front of the station opposite the entrance to the long stay car park.

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