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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Chester

distanceDistance64 miles (103 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 42 min
priceAverage train ticket price$40 (€34)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesArriva Trains Wales, Avanti West Coast or West Midlands Railway

Trains from Birmingham to Chester cover the 64 miles (103 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 42 min with our travel partners like Arriva Trains Wales, Avanti West Coast or West Midlands Railway. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $40 (€34), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $28 (€23). Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Chester.

Travel Tips

Trains from Birmingham to Chester
Travel by train to Chester 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 Birmingham to Chester.
FAQs
How much are cheap trains from Birmingham to Chester?
Train tickets between Birmingham and Chester for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $28 (€23)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket between Birmingham and Chester?
The Birmingham to Chester train ticket price is on average $40 (€34)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next week.
How far is it from Birmingham to Chester by train?
The train distance from Birmingham to Chester is around 64 miles (103 km).
How long is the train between Birmingham and Chester?
On average the Birmingham to Chester train time is 1 h 42 min  covering the 64 miles (103 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from Birmingham to Chester do I depart from? Which Chester train station from Birmingham do I arrive in?

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Birmingham New Street   and arrive in Chester.

Where is the departure train station in Birmingham located? Where is the arrival train station in Chester located?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Birmingham New Street and need to travel around 0.2 miles (399 m) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Chester most often arrive at Chester and need to travel around 0.7 miles (1.1 km) from this train station to the city center.

What train companies go from Birmingham to Chester?
For the trip from Birmingham to Chester you can take a train with Arriva Trains Wales, Avanti West Coast or West Midlands Railway. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Birmingham and Chester on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many trains per day are there from Birmingham to Chester?
On average, there are 25 trains a day from Birmingham to Chester. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What time is the earliest train from Birmingham to Chester? What time is the last train from Birmingham to Chester?
The earliest train for this trip departs from Birmingham at 9: 20 AM. The last train leaves from Birmingham at 9: 25 AM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Birmingham to Chester and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
When should I purchase the Birmingham to Chester train for the best deals on tickets?
If you book a train ticket from Birmingham to Chester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $40 (€34) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Chester from Birmingham are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Birmingham
Chester
The major railway station for departures from Birmingham is Birmingham New Street. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Birmingham New Street for your journey between Birmingham and Chester.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00
Public transit options for Birmingham New Street
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales