Chelmsford to Manchester train

Cheap train tickets from Chelmsford to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 19 Aug

Cheapest

£88

Average

£88

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.

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12:25Chelmsford4h04 16:29Manchester Piccadilly
2 changes
£881One-way
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13:40Chelmsford3h47 17:27Manchester Piccadilly
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£881One-way
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11:40Chelmsford3h47 15:27Manchester Piccadilly
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£881One-way
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14:56Chelmsford4h38 19:34Manchester Piccadilly
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£881One-way
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09:43Chelmsford3h44 13:27Manchester Piccadilly
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£881One-way

Train schedule Chelmsford to Manchester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 19 August
08:42Chelmsford3h52 12:34Manchester Piccadilly
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09:43Chelmsford3h44 13:27Manchester Piccadilly
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09:54Chelmsford4h33 14:27Manchester Piccadilly
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10:40Chelmsford3h47 14:27Manchester Piccadilly
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11:40Chelmsford3h47 15:27Manchester Piccadilly
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12:25Chelmsford4h04 16:29Manchester Piccadilly
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12:39Chelmsford3h50 16:29Manchester Piccadilly
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13:40Chelmsford3h47 17:27Manchester Piccadilly
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14:40Chelmsford3h47 18:27Manchester Piccadilly
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14:56Chelmsford4h38 19:34Manchester Piccadilly
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Fastest train times from Chelmsford to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 19 Aug

Fastest Journey

3 h 44 m

Average

3 h 58 m

Trains per day

10

Distance

267 km

It's difficult to get from Chelmsford to Manchester without changing at least 2 times.

Fastest
09:43Chelmsford3h44 13:27Manchester Piccadilly
2 changes
£881One-way
13:40Chelmsford3h47 17:27Manchester Piccadilly
2 changes
£881One-way
11:40Chelmsford3h47 15:27Manchester Piccadilly
2 changes
£881One-way
14:40Chelmsford3h47 18:27Manchester Piccadilly
2 changes
£881One-way
10:40Chelmsford3h47 14:27Manchester Piccadilly
2 changes
£881One-way

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Overview: Train from Chelmsford to Manchester

distanceDistance165 miles
durationAverage train duration4 h 13 min
priceAverage train ticket price£72 (€82)
frequencyTrain frequency48 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersAvanti West Coast or Greater Anglia

Trains from Chelmsford to Manchester cover the 165 miles long journey taking on average 4 h 13 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast or Greater Anglia. Normally, there are 48 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £61, but the average price of train tickets is £72. Travellers depart most frequently from Chelmsford and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Train companies: Abellio Greater Anglia trains Chelmsford to Manchester

Find the best trains from Chelmsford to Manchester with Omio's travel partners Abellio Greater Anglia from £61. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

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Find cheap tickets for Abellio Greater Anglia trains from Chelmsford to Manchester on Omio. Omio can help you find the best train deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date Chelmsford to Manchester train timetable from Abellio Greater Anglia, the latest train ticket offers available and other travel information for the 165 miles (266 km) trip to Manchester from Chelmsford, including information on luggage policy and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for trains between Chelmsford and Manchester in the Omio app, you can check to see if the Abellio Greater Anglia trains available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when travelling. Check the Abellio Greater Anglia train timetable for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to Manchester from Chelmsford and then book a cheap train with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming train between Chelmsford and Manchester with Abellio Greater Anglia!

Train information from Chelmsford to Manchester with Abellio Greater Anglia:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 14 min
  • Abellio Greater Anglia frequency: 44 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Chelmsford to Manchester

Travel by train to Manchester 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 Manchester.
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Omio customers have found the cheapest trains to Manchester from Chelmsford to cost as little as £61  in the next 7 days.
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Chelmsford to Manchester train to cost on average £72  one way.
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Chelmsford and Manchester via train to be approximately 165 miles.
The train time between Chelmsford and Manchester is on average 4 h 13 min  for the 165 miles long journey, but the time it takes to go to Manchester from Chelmsford by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Chelmsford   and arriving in Manchester Piccadilly.

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

Passengers arriving in Manchester most often arrive at Manchester Piccadilly and need to travel around 0.6 miles (954 m) from this train station to the city centre.

For the journey from Chelmsford to Manchester you can take a train with Avanti West Coast or Greater Anglia. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to Manchester from Chelmsford on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
On average, there are 48 trains a day from Chelmsford to Manchester. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train departing from Chelmsford to Manchester leaves at 07: 09. The last train departing from Chelmsford to Manchester leaves at 10: 59. You can find the latest Chelmsford to Manchester train times 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 route and save money. If you buy train tickets to Manchester from Chelmsford within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £72 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Chelmsford to Manchester a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Chelmsford
Manchester
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 from Chelmsford to Manchester.
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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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