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Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Chester

Showing times and prices for May 23

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Birmingham to Chester is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Transport for Wales
08:22AM1h58
Birmingham
10:20AMChester
$151One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
09:07AM1h37
Birmingham
10:44AMChester
$241One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
08:07AM1h37
Birmingham
09:44AMChester
$261One-way
0 transfers
West Midlands Railway
08:56AM2h24
Birmingham
11:20AMChester
$341One-way
0 transfers
West Midlands Railway
12:01PM3h20
Birmingham
03:21PMChester
$391One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Birmingham to Chester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, May 23
Transport for Wales
08:22AM1h58
Birmingham
10:20AMChester
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
09:07AM1h37
Birmingham
10:44AMChester
0 transfers
West Midlands Railway
08:56AM2h24
Birmingham
11:20AMChester
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
08:07AM1h37
Birmingham
09:44AMChester
0 transfers
West Midlands Railway
12:01PM3h20
Birmingham
03:21PMChester
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Birmingham to Chester

Showing times and prices for May 23

Fastest Journey

1 h 37 m

Average

2 h 11 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

103 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Birmingham for Chester every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
09:07AM1h37
Birmingham
10:44AMChester
$241One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
08:07AM1h37
Birmingham
09:44AMChester
$261One-way
0 transfers
Transport for Wales
08:22AM1h58
Birmingham
10:20AMChester
$151One-way
0 transfers
West Midlands Railway
08:56AM2h24
Birmingham
11:20AMChester
$341One-way
0 transfers
West Midlands Railway
12:01PM3h20
Birmingham
03:21PMChester
$391One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Chester

distanceDistance64 miles (103 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 15 min
priceAverage train ticket price$31 (€26)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersTransport for Wales, Virgin Trains, West Midlands Trains or CrossCountry

Trains from Birmingham to Chester cover the 64 miles (103 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 15 min with our travel partners like Transport for Wales, Virgin Trains, West Midlands Trains or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $17 (€15), but the average price of train tickets is $31 (€26). Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Chester.

Train companies: Transport for Wales, Virgin Trains and West Midland Trains from Birmingham to Chester trains

Find the best trains from Birmingham to Chester with Omio's travel partners Transport for Wales, Virgin Trains and West Midland Trains from $18 (€16). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

Transport for Wales is a public transport provider in Wales, UK. It operates a comprehensive network of trains, buses and ferries across the country. The trains are modern and comfortable, with a range of different types including InterCity Express Trains, Regional Trains, and Metro Trains. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. There are a variety of ticket types available, including single and return tickets, season tickets, and group tickets. The most popular routes include Cardiff to Swansea, Cardiff to Newport, and Cardiff to Manchester.

    FAQs: Trains from Birmingham to Chester

    FAQs: Travel by train from Birmingham 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
    Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Chester can start from as little as $17 (€15) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Birmingham to Chester is $31 (€26); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
    The average journey time by train from Birmingham to Chester is 1 h 15 min   to travel the 64 mile (103 km) long journey, with around there are 10 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
    The first train from Birmingham to Chester leaves at 4: 56 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
    The last train from Birmingham to Chester leaves at 7: 22 PM.
    Yes, it is possible to travel from Birmingham to Chester without having to change trains with Virgin Trains. There is 1 direct train from Birmingham to Chester each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
    For the journey from Birmingham to Chester you can take a train with Transport for Wales, Virgin Trains, West Midlands Trains or CrossCountry. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Birmingham to Chester on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 7: 22 PM.

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Birmingham New Street, which is located around 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Chester, located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city centre.

    A day trip to Chester from Birmingham is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 15 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
    The cheapest month to travel from Birmingham to Chester by train is November.
    You have options as you can travel to Chester from Birmingham 2 different ways: train or bus.

    Important Stations and Airports in Birmingham and Chester

    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 from Birmingham to Chester.
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    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
    Onward travel information: There are nearby bus stops on Smallbrook Queensway and Hill Street Most buses are wheelchair accessible. ********************************************************************************************************** For information go to the local travel information office by the Stephenson Street entrance. Alternatively, visit Transport for West Midlands, or call 0121 214 7214.
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    Public transit options for Birmingham International
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement coach services can be found at the front of the station opposite the entrance to the long stay car park.
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    Public transit options for Birmingham Moor Street
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: This station is not usually served by rail replacement buses, due to difficult road access. Replacement buses stop at Birmingham Snow Hill station.
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    Public transit options for Birmingham Snow Hill
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: In the event of engineering the bus/coach will collect from: Bus Stop SH4, at the front of the station on Colmore Row.
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