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Trains from Cardiff 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 Cardiff to Chester.
How much do cheap trains to Chester from Cardiff cost?
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Chester from Cardiff for the next 7 days starting from $41 (€34)  one way.
How much does it cost to take a train from Cardiff to Chester?
The train price from Cardiff to Chester is on average $52 (€44)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
How far is it from Cardiff to Chester by train?
The train distance from Cardiff to Chester is around 118 miles (191 km).
How long is the train from Cardiff to Chester?
The Cardiff to Chester train duration is on average 2 h 58 min, which is to be expected when traveling 118 miles (191 km) between Cardiff and Chester. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Cardiff and arrival train station in Chester?

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Cardiff Central   and arrive in Chester.

Where is the train station in Cardiff? Where is the train station in Chester?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Cardiff Central and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Chester and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the train station to the city center in Chester.

What train providers offer a service to Chester from Cardiff?
For the route from Cardiff to Chester you can take a train with Arriva Trains Wales. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Cardiff to Chester on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many train services are there between Cardiff and Chester a day?
On average, there are 7 trains a day from Cardiff to Chester. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When should I purchase the Cardiff to Chester train for the best deals on tickets?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this journey and save money. If you buy train tickets from Cardiff to Chester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $52 (€44) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Cardiff to Chester a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Cardiff is Cardiff Central. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Cardiff Central for your journey between Cardiff and Chester.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sat: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sun: 07: 30 - 21: 30
Public transit options for Cardiff Central
Commuter rail lines: City Line, Rhondda Line, Rhymney Line, Valley Line, South Wales Main Line
Train lines: Transport for Wales, CrossCountry, Great Western Railway