How to get from Chelmsford to Manchester

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Travel Information to Manchester from Chelmsford

distanceDistance165 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£14 - £100
fastestFastest modeFlight • £100 • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesBritish Airways or Avanti West Coast

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 165 miles from Chelmsford to Manchester. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are British Airways or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Chelmsford to Manchester.

Travel Tips: Travel from Chelmsford to Manchester

Travel 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.

There are 4 travel options from Chelmsford to Manchester: coach, flight, ferry or train.

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Chelmsford to Manchester, which costs on average £14.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Manchester:

A coach is £86 less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Chelmsford to Manchester costing on average £100.

A coach is £69 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Chelmsford to Manchester costing on average £82.

The fastest way to get to Manchester from Chelmsford is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h.

There are alternative travel options to Manchester that can usually take longer:

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In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 3 h 24 min.

You should expect to travel around 165 miles from Chelmsford to Manchester.

The average frequency per day from Chelmsford to Manchester is:

  • Around 48 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Manchester from 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 Chelmsford to Manchester:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Chelmsford, Station (Stand VA) and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.
  • Most travellers who buy a train ticket from Chelmsford to Manchester depart from Chelmsford to Manchester Piccadilly.

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

  • British Airways can get you to Manchester by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with British Airways from Chelmsford to Manchester for £100 on Omio.
  • Travel with Avanti West Coast to go to Manchester by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Avanti West Coast Chelmsford to Manchester tickets on Omio for £82.
Omio customers who travel from Chelmsford to Manchester often also extend their holiday to go to London, Liverpool or Edinburgh. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Manchester and these popular destinations at a great price.

When planning your trip between Chelmsford and Manchester, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost £14 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average £100 one way.
  • Train tickets cost £82 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Chelmsford and Manchester online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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