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There are 5 ways to get from Chelmsford to Stoke-on-Trent by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Stoke-on-Trent

$71 - $163

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Bus  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to London Golders Green National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Golders Green to Stoke-On-Trent National Express

$24 - $35

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Drive  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to Stoke-on-Trent 182 miles

$35 - $60

Fly from Southend, train  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent

$95 - $395

Train to London Heathrow, fly, train  •  4 h 31 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 Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent

$122 - $375

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chelmsford to Stoke-on-Trent is to bus which costs £18 - £27 and takes 6 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chelmsford to Stoke-on-Trent is to train which costs £50 - £130 and takes 2 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chelmsford station to Stoke-on-Trent. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station and arriving at Stoke-On-Trent via Stansted Airport London and London Golders Green. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 25 min.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Stoke-on-Trent is 143 miles. The road distance is 182 miles.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Stoke-on-Trent without a car is to train which takes 2 h 30 min and costs £50 - £130.

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It takes approximately 2 h 30 min to get from Chelmsford to Stoke-on-Trent, including transfers.

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Chelmsford to Stoke-on-Trent bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Stansted Airport London station.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Stoke-on-Trent is to train which takes 2 h 30 min and costs £50 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 - £27 and takes 6 h 25 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 Stoke-on-Trent bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Stoke-On-Trent station.

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Map of how to get from Chelmsford to Stoke-on-Trent.
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  • Distance: 143 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 30 min

What companies run services between Chelmsford, England and Stoke-on-Trent, England?

You can take a train from Chelmsford to Stoke-on-Trent via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street station, Euston Square station, and London Euston in around 2 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chelmsford to Stoke-on-Trent via Stansted Airport, Coach Station, Stansted Airport London, and London Golders Green in around 6 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
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
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 Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $140
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $24
First Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
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 Stoke-On-Trent
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Chelmsford to Stoke-on-Trent is 182 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 2 min to drive from Chelmsford to Stoke-on-Trent.

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Flybe offers flights from Southend Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 373+ hotels available in Stoke-on-Trent. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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