How to travel from Manchester to Chelmsford

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from Manchester to Chelmsford

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

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The best way to travel from Manchester to Chelmsford is by taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information between Manchester and Chelmsford

distanceDistance165 miles (266 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$1 - $60
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $59 (€52) • 3 h 24 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $60 (€53) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, British Airways or Virgin Trains

Take a train, bus or flight to travel 165 miles (266 km) to Chelmsford from Manchester. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express, British Airways or Virgin Trains among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Manchester to Chelmsford.

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You can travel by travel from Manchester to Chelmsford with British Airways. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

British Airways (BA) is the flag carrier airline of the United Kingdom with its headquarters in London near its main hub at London Heathrow Airport (LHR). Known as a full-service global airline, BA offers low fares year-round to destinations around the globe and flies to and from centrally-located airports. Its extensive global route network includes more than 170 destinations in nearly 80 countries throughout Europe, North America, South America, Asia, Africa and Australia. BA is also the second largest airline based in the UK in terms of its fleet size and number of passengers carried.

    FAQs: Travel from Manchester to Chelmsford

    FAQs: 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 3 ways to get from Manchester to Chelmsford: train, bus or flight.

    The cheapest way to go to Chelmsford from Manchester is by taking a train, which costs on average $59 (€52).

    This is compared to other ways of getting from Manchester to Chelmsford:

    A train is $1 (€1) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Manchester to Chelmsford costing on average $1 (€1).

    Taking a train costs $1 (€1) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $60 (€53) for the same trip.

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

    There are alternative travel options to Chelmsford that take longer:

    Getting to Chelmsford by bus takes 6 h 40 min on average.

    Train takes 3 h 24 min on average.

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

    The average frequency per day from Manchester to Chelmsford is:

    • 10 buses a day.
    • Around 25 trains per day.

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

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

    • Most travelers catch their bus from Manchester, Coach Station and arrive in Chelmsford, Duke Street.
    • Most travelers catch their train 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 British Airways. Cheap tickets can be found for $60 (€53) with British Airways from Manchester to Chelmsford.
    • You can travel from Manchester to Chelmsford by train with Virgin Trains. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $59 (€52) with Virgin Trains from Manchester to Chelmsford.

    Yes, there are direct services available from Manchester to Chelmsford with the following travel companies:

    • Direct bus with.
    • Direct flight with British Airways.
    • Take a direct train with.

    Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Chelmsford as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Chelmsford from Manchester.

    Many of our customers traveling from Manchester to Chelmsford don't make Chelmsford their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Chelmsford are London, London Liverpool Street, Stratford or Cambridge, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Chelmsford to any of these top destinations today!

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