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.
The average ticket from Manchester to Chelmsford will cost around £ 80 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 66.
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3 h 24 m
3 h 32 m
Trains per day
Of the 4 trains that leave Manchester for Chelmsford every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 267 km distance in an average of 3 h 32 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 24 m .
The slowest trains will take 3 h 39 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||165 miles (266 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 37 min|
|Average train ticket price||£84 (€95)|
|Train frequency||16 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 16 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Chiltern Railways|
Trains from Manchester to Chelmsford cover the 165 miles (266 km) long route taking on average 3 h 37 min with our travel partners like Chiltern Railways. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £84, but the average price of train tickets is £84. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Chelmsford.
Chiltern Railways trains will get you from Manchester to Chelmsford from £84. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.
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 Chelmsford from Manchester: Duo, Anytime, Season, Super Off Peak, Off Peak and Advance.
Find cheap tickets for Chiltern Railways trains between Manchester and Chelmsford 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 Manchester to Chelmsford train timetable from Chiltern Railways, the latest train ticket offers available and other travel information for the 165 miles (266 km) trip to Chelmsford from Manchester, including information on luggage policy and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for trains between Manchester and Chelmsford in the Omio app, you can check to see if the Chiltern Railways trains available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when travelling. Check the Chiltern Railways train timetable for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to Chelmsford from Manchester and then book a cheap train with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming train from Manchester to Chelmsford with Chiltern Railways!
Chiltern Railways 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train to Chelmsford from Manchester are the following:
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arriving in Chelmsford.
Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Manchester Piccadilly and need to travel around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Chelmsford most often arrive at Chelmsford and need to travel around 0.1 miles (233 m) from this train station to the city centre.
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