There are 11 ways to get from Chelmsford to Liverpool by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street

$126 - $203

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Bus  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to London Golders Green National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Golders Green to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place National Express

$35 - $46

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Train CrossCountry  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Liverpool Lime Street

$117 - $177

Train East Midlands Trains  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Liverpool Lime Street

$127 - $187

Drive  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to Liverpool 235.2 miles

$50 - $75

Fly Southend to Manchester, train  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street

$94 - $355

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street

$121 - $335

Train to Norwich, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Norwich
  2. Fly from Norwich (NWI) to Manchester (MAN) NWI - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street

$131 - $272

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Liverpool Lime Street

$131 - $292

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Manchester  •  6 h

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street

$95 - $225

Bus, train to Cambridge, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt)
  2. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Cambridge
  3. Fly from Cambridge (CBG) to Manchester (MAN) CBG - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street

$84 - $316

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Chelmsford station to Liverpool station. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) and arriving at Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place via Stansted Airport London and London Golders Green. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 13 min.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Liverpool is 186 miles. The road distance is 235.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Liverpool without a car is to train which takes 3 h 43 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 43 min to get from Chelmsford to Liverpool, including transfers.

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Chelmsford to Liverpool bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Stansted Airport London station.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Liverpool is to train which takes 3 h 43 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 13 min.

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The quickest flight from Southend Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Chelmsford to Liverpool bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chelmsford to Liverpool is 235 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 49 min to drive from Chelmsford to Liverpool.

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Flybe offers flights from Southend Airport to Manchester Airport.

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Map of how to get from Chelmsford to Liverpool.
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  • Distance: 186.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 43 min

What companies run services between Chelmsford, England and Liverpool, England?

You can take a train from Chelmsford to Liverpool via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street Underground Station, Euston Square Underground Station, and London Euston in around 3 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chelmsford to Liverpool via Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt), Stansted Airport London, and London Golders Green in around 8 h 13 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Norwich to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from Cambridge to Manchester
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Norwich to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to Norwich
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Stansted Airport to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Stansted Airport to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
Train from Stansted Airport to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Train from Stansted Airport to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$15 - $23
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Single
$110 - $160
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $20
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stansted Airport London to London Golders Green
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Golders Green to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
firstgroup.com

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