How to get from Birmingham to Chelmsford

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from Birmingham to Chelmsford

You can get from Birmingham to Chelmsford by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Birmingham to Chelmsford on 17 Aug we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

12:50Birmingham New Street2h44 15:34Chelmsford
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12:50Birmingham New Street2h44 15:34Chelmsford
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12:10Birmingham New Street2h50 15:00Chelmsford
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13:10Birmingham New Street2h47 15:57Chelmsford
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10:10Birmingham New Street2h49 12:59Chelmsford
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Travel Information from Birmingham to Chelmsford

distanceDistance112 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£17 - £57
fastestFastest modeTrain • £57 • 2 h 42 min
carriersPopular travel companiesChiltern Railways

Travel 112 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train from Birmingham to Chelmsford. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Chiltern Railways among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Birmingham to Chelmsford.

Travel Tips: Travel from Birmingham to Chelmsford

Travel 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 Birmingham to Chelmsford.

There are 4 ways to get from Birmingham to Chelmsford: coach, flight, ferry or train.

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Chelmsford. Tickets for a coach cost on average £17.

This is compared to other travel options to Chelmsford:

A coach is generally £40 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £57 from Birmingham to Chelmsford.

The fastest way from Birmingham to Chelmsford is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 42 min.

Other travel options between Birmingham and Chelmsford can usually take longer:

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The distance from Birmingham to Chelmsford is approximately 112 miles.

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Chelmsford is:

  • Around 35 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Birmingham and Chelmsford as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Birmingham to Chelmsford:

  • Most travellers who book a coach ticket from Birmingham to Chelmsford depart from Birmingham, Coach Station to Chelmsford, Station (Stand VA).
  • Most travellers take a train from Birmingham New Street to Chelmsford.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Birmingham to Chelmsford, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Chiltern Railways can get you to Chelmsford by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Chiltern Railways from Birmingham to Chelmsford for £57 on Omio.
Omio customers who travel from Birmingham to Chelmsford often also extend their holiday to go to London, Romford or Colchester. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Chelmsford and these popular destinations at a great price.

Before travelling from Birmingham to Chelmsford, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is £17 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket is £57 one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Birmingham to Chelmsford tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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