How to travel from Manchester to Chelmsford

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Travel Information from Manchester to Chelmsford

distanceDistance165 miles (266 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$24 - $419
fastestFastest modeFlight • $419 (€389) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesBA Cityflyer or Avanti West Coast

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 165 miles (266 km) to Chelmsford from Manchester. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are BA Cityflyer or Avanti West Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Manchester to Chelmsford.

Travel Tips: Travel from Manchester 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 Manchester to Chelmsford.

There are 4 ways to travel from Manchester to Chelmsford including taking a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Manchester and Chelmsford is by taking a bus with an average price of $24 (€22).

This is compared to other travel options to Chelmsford:

Taking a bus is about $395 (€367) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $419 (€389) for this trip.

A bus is generally $77 (€71) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $100 (€93) from Manchester to Chelmsford.

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

Other travel options to Chelmsford can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 3 h 21 min   of travel time.

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

The average frequency per day from Manchester to Chelmsford is:

  • 33 trains a day.

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

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Manchester, Coach Station and arrive in Chelmsford, Station (Stand VA).
  • Trains from Manchester to Chelmsford most often leave from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Chelmsford.

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

  • You can take a flight from Manchester to Chelmsford with BA Cityflyer. Cheap tickets can be found for $419 (€389) with BA Cityflyer from Manchester to Chelmsford.
  • You can travel by train from Manchester to Chelmsford with Avanti West Coast, and you can find Avanti West Coast Manchester to Chelmsford tickets for $100 (€93) on Omio.
Looking to extend your trip from Manchester to Chelmsford? Many Omio customers who go from Manchester to Chelmsford usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Romford or Colchester. If you're looking to explore London, Romford or Colchester from Chelmsford, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $24 (€22) one way for this journey.
  • A plane ticket for this route costs on average $419 (€389) one way.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $100 (€93) one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Manchester 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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