Manchester to Chelmsford train

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Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Chelmsford

Showing times and prices for 26 May

Cheapest

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

Avanti West Coast
08:055h04
Manchester
13:09Chelmsford
£941One-way
0 changes

Train timetableManchester to Chelmsford

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 26 May
Avanti West Coast
08:055h04
Manchester
13:09Chelmsford
0 changes

This is the last train of the day.

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Train times from Manchester to Chelmsford

Showing times and prices for 26 May

Fastest Journey

5 h 4 m

Average

5 h 4 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

267 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Manchester for Chelmsford every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
08:055h04
Manchester
13:09Chelmsford
£941One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Manchester to Chelmsford

distanceDistance165 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 24 min
priceAverage train ticket price£87 (€97)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesVirgin Trains

Trains from Manchester to Chelmsford cover the 165 miles long trip taking on average 3 h 24 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £87, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £46. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Chelmsford.

FAQs: Manchester to Chelmsford train

FAQs: Travel by train from Manchester 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 Manchester to Chelmsford.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Chelmsford can start from as little as £46 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Manchester to Chelmsford is £87; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Manchester to Chelmsford train travel time is 3 h 24 min   for the 165 mile long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Manchester to Chelmsford leaves at 05: 05. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Manchester to Chelmsford leaves at 16: 15.
There are 25 trains a day from Manchester to Chelmsford which require at least one change with Virgin Trains. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the journey from Manchester to Chelmsford you can take a train with Virgin Trains. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Manchester to Chelmsford on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly, which is located around 0.5 miles (766 m) 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 for a train from Manchester to Chelmsford is March.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel from Manchester to Chelmsford including taking a train, coach or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Manchester and Chelmsford

Manchester
Chelmsford
The major railway station for departures from Manchester is Manchester Piccadilly. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Manchester Piccadilly for your trip from Manchester to Chelmsford.
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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
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TaxisTaxis
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phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
Public transport options for Manchester Piccadilly
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales
Manchester AirportWifiShoppingParkingATMAccessibility
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ParkingParking
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Public transport options for Manchester Airport
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail Replacement bus services depart from stands L & M of the adjacent Bus Station which is situated close to the ticket office.
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ParkingParking
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Public transport options for Manchester Victoria
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick up point is on Station Approach (M3 1WY) directly outside the station main entrance, outside the M & S shop.
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ParkingParking
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Public transport options for Manchester Oxford Road
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at the bus stops on Whitworth St West (200 yards from station) (station side for Liverpool, opposite side for Piccadilly)
Manchester Piccadilly, Victoria, Oxford Road or DeansgateAccessibility
Amenities at station
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Manchester, Abraham Moss

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