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Cheap train tickets from Chelmsford to Manchester

Showing times and prices for May 26

Cheapest

$66

Average

$85

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 Chelmsford to Manchester will cost around $ 85 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 66.

Avanti West Coast
07:45AMChelmsford3h42 11:27AMManchester
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$661One-way
Avanti West Coast
09:55AMChelmsford3h32 01:27PMManchester
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$881One-way
Avanti West Coast
10:22AMChelmsford3h24 01:46PMManchester
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$931One-way
Avanti West Coast
09:22AMChelmsford3h24 12:46PMManchester
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$931One-way

Train schedule from Chelmsford to Manchester

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Avanti West Coast
07:45AMChelmsford3h42 11:27AMManchester
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Avanti West Coast
09:22AMChelmsford3h24 12:46PMManchester
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Avanti West Coast
09:55AMChelmsford3h32 01:27PMManchester
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Avanti West Coast
10:22AMChelmsford3h24 01:46PMManchester
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Thu
May 26
$66Avanti West Coast
$69British Airways
Fri
May 27
$105Avanti West Coast
$57British Airways
Sat
May 28
$105Avanti West Coast
$106British Airways
Sun
May 29
$106Avanti West Coast
$115British Airways
Mon
May 30
$69Avanti West Coast
$56British Airways
Tue
May 31
$69Avanti West Coast
$316British Airways
Wed
Jun 1
$82Avanti West Coast
$60British Airways

Fastest train times from Chelmsford to Manchester

Showing times and prices for May 26

Fastest Journey

3 h 24 m

Average

3 h 30 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

267 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Chelmsford for Manchester 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 30 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 42 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.

Avanti West Coast
10:22AMChelmsford3h24 01:46PMManchester
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$931One-way
Avanti West Coast
09:22AMChelmsford3h24 12:46PMManchester
0 changes
$931One-way
Avanti West Coast
09:55AMChelmsford3h32 01:27PMManchester
0 changes
$881One-way
Avanti West Coast
07:45AMChelmsford3h42 11:27AMManchester
0 changes
$661One-way

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Overview: Train from Chelmsford to Manchester

distanceDistance165 miles (266 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 24 min
priceAverage train ticket price$79 (€70)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAvanti West Coast

Trains from Chelmsford to Manchester cover the 165 miles (266 km) long route taking on average 3 h 24 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $79 (€70), but the average price of train tickets is $79 (€70). Travelers depart most frequently from Chelmsford and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

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FAQs

How much do cheap trains between Chelmsford and Manchester cost?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Chelmsford to Manchester trains for as little as $79 (€70)  in the next 7 days.

How much does it cost to take a train from Chelmsford to Manchester?

The Chelmsford to Manchester train ticket price is on average $79 (€70)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next week.

How many miles is it from Chelmsford to Manchester by train?

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

What is the Chelmsford to Manchester train travel time?

On average the Chelmsford to Manchester train travel time is 3 h 24 min  for the 165 miles (266 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

What station does the train from Chelmsford to Manchester depart from? Which Manchester train station do I come into from Chelmsford?

Omio customers book a train from Chelmsford   to Manchester Piccadilly   most frequently for this route.

Where is the departure train station in Chelmsford located? Where is the arrival train station in Manchester located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Chelmsford and travel around 0.1 miles (233 m) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Manchester Piccadilly and need to travel approximately 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the train station to the city center in Manchester.

Which train providers can get me from Chelmsford to Manchester?

For the route from Chelmsford to Manchester you can take a train with Avanti West Coast. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Chelmsford to Manchester on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

How many train services per day are there from Chelmsford to Manchester?

The average number of trains departing Chelmsford for Manchester is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

What time is the earliest train from Chelmsford to Manchester? What time is the last train from Chelmsford to Manchester?

The earliest train for this trip departs from Chelmsford at 7: 15 AM. The last train leaves from Chelmsford at 11: 18 AM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Chelmsford to Manchester and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

How early should I book train tickets from Chelmsford to Manchester to score the best deals?

The price of a one way train ticket from Chelmsford to Manchester is on average $79 (€70) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets from Chelmsford to Manchester available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Chelmsford
Manchester
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 journey between Chelmsford and Manchester.