Duration 2h 59m
Distance 142.2 miles
Average price £85
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Chelmsford and Birmingham takes 2h 59m and the fastest train takes 2h 38m. There is an hourly train service from Chelmsford to Birmingham. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train via London • 3h 3m

  1. Chelmsford
  2. London Marylebone
  3. Birmingham
3h 3m
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Chelmsford to Birmingham train times

Trains run hourly between Chelmsford and Birmingham. The earliest departure is at 08:39 in the morning, and the last departure from Chelmsford is at 23:25 which arrives into Birmingham at 08:02. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2h 59m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Chelmsford to Birmingham. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford and arriving at Birmingham Moor Street via Liverpool Street station and London Marylebone. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 3m.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Birmingham is 114 miles. The road distance is 142.2 miles.

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Chelmsford to Birmingham train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Chelmsford station.

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Chelmsford to Birmingham train services, operated by Chiltern Railways, arrive at Birmingham Moor Street station.

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