Birmingham to Chelmsford train

Mon, 20 May
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Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Chelmsford

Showing times and prices for 20 May

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Birmingham to Chelmsford is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Avanti West Coast
05:502h51
Birmingham
08:41Chelmsford
£681One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
05:302h50
Birmingham
08:20Chelmsford
£731One-way
0 changes

Train timetableBirmingham to Chelmsford

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, 20 May
Avanti West Coast
05:502h51
Birmingham
08:41Chelmsford
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
05:302h50
Birmingham
08:20Chelmsford
0 changes

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Train times from Birmingham to Chelmsford

Showing times and prices for 20 May

Fastest Journey

2 h 50 m

Average

2 h 50 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

182 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Birmingham for Chelmsford every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
05:302h50
Birmingham
08:20Chelmsford
£731One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
05:502h51
Birmingham
08:41Chelmsford
£681One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Chelmsford

distanceDistance112 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 46 min
priceAverage train ticket price£57 (€64)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersVirgin Trains, Chiltern Railways, West Midland Trains or CrossCountry

Trains from Birmingham to Chelmsford cover the 112 miles long trip taking on average 2 h 46 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains, Chiltern Railways, West Midland Trains or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £57, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £32. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Chelmsford.

Train providers: Virgin Trains, Chiltern Railways and West Midland Trains trains Birmingham to Chelmsford

For as little as £63 you can travel by train between Birmingham and Chelmsford with Virgin Trains, Chiltern Railways and West Midland Trains. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Birmingham and Chelmsford you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

CrossCountry from Birmingham to Chelmsford train information:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 19 min
  • Cheapest Price: £241
  • CrossCountry frequency: 8 a day

FAQs: Birmingham to Chelmsford train

FAQs: Travel by train from Birmingham 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
Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Chelmsford can start from as little as £32 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Birmingham to Chelmsford is £57; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Birmingham to Chelmsford train travel time is 2 h 46 min   for the 112 mile long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Birmingham to Chelmsford leaves at 05: 30. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Birmingham to Chelmsford leaves at 20: 21.
There are 8 trains a day from Birmingham to Chelmsford which require at least one change with Virgin Trains, Chiltern Railways, West Midland Trains or CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the best Birmingham to Chelmsford train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Virgin Trains, Chiltern Railways, West Midland Trains or CrossCountry. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Birmingham and Chelmsford to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 20: 21.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Birmingham New Street, which is located around 1.7 miles (2.7 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.

The cheapest month to travel from Birmingham to Chelmsford by train is November.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from Birmingham to Chelmsford including taking a train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Birmingham and Chelmsford

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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ticketOfficeHours
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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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Public transport options for Birmingham International
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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Public transport options for Birmingham Moor Street
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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Public transport options for Birmingham Snow Hill
Location for Rail Replacement Services: In the event of engineering the bus/coach will collect from: Bus Stop SH4, at the front of the station on Colmore Row.
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