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Train Information between Chester and Birmingham

distanceDistance64 miles (103 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 2 min
priceAverage train ticket price$27 (€23)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersArriva Trains Wales, West Midlands Railway or Avanti West Coast

Trains from Chester to Birmingham cover the 64 miles (103 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 2 min with our travel partners like Arriva Trains Wales, West Midlands Railway or Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $19 (€16), but the average price of train tickets is $27 (€23). Travelers depart most frequently from Chester and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Travel Tips

Trains from Chester to Birmingham
Travel by train to Birmingham 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 Chester to Birmingham.
How much do cheap train tickets from Chester to Birmingham cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Chester to Birmingham trains for as little as $19 (€16)  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train to Birmingham from Chester?
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Chester to Birmingham train price to come in at an average of $27 (€23)  one way.
What is the distance from Chester to Birmingham by train?
The Chester to Birmingham train distance is approximately 64 miles (103 km).
How long is the train between Chester and Birmingham?
On average the Chester to Birmingham train time is 2 h 2 min  covering the 64 miles (103 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What train station in Chester goes to Birmingham? What train station do I come into Birmingham from Chester?

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

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Chester, which is located around 0.7 miles (1.1 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Birmingham New Street, located 0.2 miles (399 m) away from the city center.

What train companies go from Chester to Birmingham?
For the trip from Chester to Birmingham you can take a train with Arriva Trains Wales, West Midlands Railway or Avanti West Coast. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Birmingham from Chester on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many train services are there to Birmingham from Chester a day?
On average, there are 16 trains a day from Chester to Birmingham. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
How far in advance should I book a train ticket from Chester to Birmingham to get the best deals?
If you buy the Chester to Birmingham train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $27 (€23). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Birmingham from Chester. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Chester is Chester. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Chester for your journey to Birmingham from Chester.