Chelmsford to Birmingham train

Cheap train tickets from Chelmsford to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 19 Aug

Cheapest

£42

Average

£43

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
09:26Chelmsford2h57 12:23Birmingham
0 changes
£421One-way
Avanti West Coast
09:25Chelmsford2h58 12:23Birmingham
0 changes
£431One-way

Train schedule Chelmsford to Birmingham

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 19 August
Avanti West Coast
09:25Chelmsford2h58 12:23Birmingham
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Avanti West Coast
09:26Chelmsford2h57 12:23Birmingham
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Fastest train times from Chelmsford to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 19 Aug

Fastest Journey

2 h 57 m

Average

2 h 57 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

182 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Chelmsford for Birmingham 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
09:26Chelmsford2h57 12:23Birmingham
0 changes
£421One-way
Avanti West Coast
09:25Chelmsford2h58 12:23Birmingham
0 changes
£431One-way

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Overview: Train from Chelmsford to Birmingham

distanceDistance112 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 57 min
priceAverage train ticket price£40 (€46)
frequencyTrain frequency44 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersChiltern Railways, Avanti West Coast or Greater Anglia

Trains from Chelmsford to Birmingham cover the 112 miles long journey taking on average 2 h 57 min with our travel partners like Chiltern Railways, Avanti West Coast or Greater Anglia. Normally, there are 44 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £40, but the average price of train tickets is £40. Travellers depart most frequently from Chelmsford and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Train companies: Abellio Greater Anglia and Chiltern Railways trains Chelmsford to Birmingham

You can travel by train to Birmingham from Chelmsford with Abellio Greater Anglia and Chiltern Railways for as low as £40. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

Abellio Greater Anglia
Chiltern Railways

One of the best ways to travel from Chelmsford to Birmingham is by taking a train with Abellio Greater Anglia. Omio helps you find the ideal Abellio Greater Anglia train from Chelmsford to Birmingham by showing you Abellio Greater Anglia current train timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like luggage policy) and the best prices for this Chelmsford to Birmingham route. You can expect to travel 112 miles (181 km) to Birmingham from Chelmsford on a train with Abellio Greater Anglia. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains between Chelmsford and Birmingham, you can check straight away if the Abellio Greater Anglia 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. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your Abellio Greater Anglia train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip between Chelmsford and Birmingham!

Abellio Greater Anglia from Chelmsford to Birmingham train information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 58 min
  • Abellio Greater Anglia frequency: 46 a day

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 to Birmingham from Chelmsford: Duo, Anytime, Season, Super Off Peak, Off Peak and Advance.

Enjoy a smooth and easy route to Birmingham from Chelmsford with Chiltern Railways! As an official travel partner of Chiltern Railways, Omio can help you search current train timetables from Chiltern Railways, compare the best routes between Chelmsford and Birmingham as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable Chiltern Railways Chelmsford to Birmingham train ticket available today. If you search for Chiltern Railways tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a queue at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train between Chelmsford and Birmingham on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 112 miles (181 km) route from Chelmsford to Birmingham with ease and comfort on a train with Chiltern Railways.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Chelmsford to Birmingham

    Travel by train to Birmingham 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 Chelmsford to Birmingham.
    FAQs
    You can find a cheap train from Chelmsford to Birmingham for some dates and times for as low as £40  one way in the next 7 days.
    If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Chelmsford to Birmingham train price to come in at an average of £40  one way.
    You should expect to travel around 112 miles  to Birmingham from Chelmsford by train.
    The train time to Birmingham from Chelmsford is on average 2 h 57 min  for the 112 miles long journey, but the time it takes to go to Birmingham from Chelmsford by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

    Omio customers book a train from Chelmsford   to Birmingham New Street   most frequently for this route.

    Passengers board their train most frequently from Chelmsford and travel around 0.1 miles (233 m) from the city centre to this train station.

    Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Birmingham New Street and need to travel approximately 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the train station to the city centre in Birmingham.

    For the best Chelmsford to Birmingham train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Chiltern Railways, Avanti West Coast or Greater Anglia. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Chelmsford to Birmingham to compare what amenities they may offer.
    On average, there are 44 trains a day from Chelmsford to Birmingham. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    The earliest train departing from Chelmsford to Birmingham leaves at 05: 14. The last train departing from Chelmsford to Birmingham leaves at 20: 26. You can find the latest Chelmsford to Birmingham train timetable on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this journey and save money. If you buy train tickets between Chelmsford and Birmingham within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £40 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Chelmsford to Birmingham a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Chelmsford
    Birmingham
    The major railway station for departures from Chelmsford is Chelmsford. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Chelmsford for your trip to Birmingham from Chelmsford.
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    Phone Number
    +44 8450507080
    Public transport options for Chelmsford
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement transport stop at the bus stop on Victoria Road by station entrance

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