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Overview: Train from Chelmsford to Manchester

distanceDistance165 miles (266 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 11 min
priceAverage train ticket price£73 (€83)
frequencyTrain frequency50 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 50 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAvanti West Coast

Trains from Chelmsford to Manchester cover the 165 miles (266 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 11 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 50 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £73, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £64. Travellers depart most frequently from Chelmsford and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

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.

How much do cheap trains to Manchester from Chelmsford cost?

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Chelmsford to Manchester to cost as little as £64  in the next 7 days.

What is the average price of train tickets between Chelmsford and Manchester?

If you’re looking to book tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Chelmsford to Manchester train prices are on average £73  one way.

What is the distance from Chelmsford to Manchester via train?

The distance from Chelmsford to Manchester by train is approximately 165 miles (266 km).

What is the average Chelmsford to Manchester train duration?

While the time it takes to travel 165 miles (266 km) to Manchester from Chelmsford can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Chelmsford to Manchester is on average 4 h 11 min.

When travelling by train from Chelmsford to Manchester, which train station in Chelmsford do I depart from and which train station in Manchester do I arrive in?

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

Where is the train station in Chelmsford to go to Manchester? Where is the train station in Manchester located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Chelmsford, is located 0.1 miles (102 m) from the city centre of Chelmsford.

The most popular arrival train station, Manchester Piccadilly, is located 0.4 miles (587 m) away from the city centre of Manchester.

What train providers offer a service to Manchester from Chelmsford?

For the best Chelmsford to Manchester train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Avanti West Coast. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Chelmsford to Manchester to compare what amenities they may offer.

How many train services per day are there between Chelmsford and Manchester?

The average number of trains departing Chelmsford for Manchester is 50 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When does the first train depart from Chelmsford to Manchester? When does the last train depart from Chelmsford to Manchester?

You can take the first train from Chelmsford to Manchester at 08: 14   or take the last train from Chelmsford to Manchester leaving at 10: 54. Look for the latest Chelmsford Manchester train timetable on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.

How far in advance should I book a train ticket between Chelmsford and Manchester to get the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey 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 £73 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

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.