There are 9 ways to get from Chelmsford to Runcorn by train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  3 h 25 min

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

$116 - $193

Cheapest option

Fly Southend to Manchester, train  •  5 h 19 min

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

$95 - $357

7 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  6 h 17 min

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

$106 - $162

Train East Midlands Trains  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Widnes

$122 - $187

Drive  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to Runcorn 222.8 miles

$45 - $70

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 38 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 South Parkway

$122 - $337

Train to Norwich, fly to Manchester, train  •  6 h 20 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 South Parkway

$132 - $273

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  6 h 22 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

$136 - $311

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Manchester  •  6 h 29 min

  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 South Parkway

$96 - $227

Questions & Answers

The distance between Chelmsford and Runcorn is 175 miles. The road distance is 222.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Runcorn without a car is to train which takes 3 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to get from Chelmsford to Runcorn, including transfers.

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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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Yes, the driving distance between Chelmsford to Runcorn is 223 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to drive from Chelmsford to Runcorn.

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Flybe offers flights from Southend Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 815+ hotels available in Runcorn. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chelmsford to Runcorn.
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  • Distance: 175.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 25 min

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

You can take a train from Chelmsford to Runcorn via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street Underground Station, Euston Square Underground Station, and London Euston in around 3 h 25 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
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 4 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
$13 - $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
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Runcorn
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $170
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
$70 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
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
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Widnes
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Single
$100 - $150
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

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