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from Chelmsford to Manchester

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

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May 17
$68Avanti West Coast
$309British Airways
May 18
$80Avanti West Coast
$58British Airways
May 19
$65Avanti West Coast
$67British Airways
May 20
$103Avanti West Coast
$56British Airways
May 21
$103Avanti West Coast
$103British Airways
May 22
$104Avanti West Coast
$112British Airways
May 23
$68Avanti West Coast
$55British Airways

Travel Information to Manchester from Chelmsford

distanceDistance165 miles (266 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range$74 - $103
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $74 (€66) • 1 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $74 (€66) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesBritish Airways or Avanti West Coast

Travel 165 miles (266 km) by flight or train to Manchester from Chelmsford. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $74 (€66). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are British Airways or Avanti West Coast among others. Travelers 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.

How do I go from Chelmsford to Manchester?

There are 2 ways to get from Chelmsford to Manchester: flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Chelmsford to Manchester?

The cheapest way to go to Manchester from Chelmsford is by taking a flight, which costs on average $74 (€66).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Manchester:

Taking a flight is about $29 (€26) less than taking a train, which costs on average $103 (€92) for this journey.

What is the fastest way from Chelmsford to Manchester?

The quickest way to travel to Manchester from Chelmsford is by flight, which takes on average 1 h   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 3 h 25 min.

How far is it from Chelmsford to Manchester?

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

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Chelmsford to Manchester?

The average frequency per day from Chelmsford to Manchester is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Chelmsford to Manchester?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Chelmsford to Manchester:

  • Most travelers catch their train from Chelmsford and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Which travel companies can take me from Chelmsford to Manchester?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Chelmsford to Manchester:

  • You can travel by plane from Chelmsford to Manchester with British Airways, and you can find British Airways Chelmsford to Manchester tickets for $74 (€66) on Omio.
  • You can go to Manchester from Chelmsford by train with Avanti West Coast. You'll see cheap train tickets for $103 (€92) with Avanti West Coast from Chelmsford to Manchester on Omio.

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Chelmsford and Manchester ends?

Omio customers who travel from Chelmsford to Manchester often also extend their vacation 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.

How far in advance should I buy tickets to Manchester from Chelmsford online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost $74 (€66) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $103 (€92) one way on average.

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