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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Chester

distanceDistance190 miles (307 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 15 min
priceAverage train ticket price$70 (€58)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAvanti West Coast

Trains from Edinburgh to Chester cover the 190 miles (307 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 15 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $70 (€58), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $64 (€53). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Chester.

Travel Tips

Trains from Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to Chester.
What is the price of the cheapest train from Edinburgh to Chester?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Edinburgh to Chester for the next 7 days starting from $64 (€53)  one way.
How much is the train to Chester from Edinburgh on average?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $70 (€58)  for a train ticket from Edinburgh to Chester.
How far is Edinburgh to Chester by train?
The train distance from Edinburgh to Chester is around 190 miles (307 km).
How long is the train ride between Edinburgh and Chester?
While the time it takes to travel 190 miles (307 km) to Chester from Edinburgh can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Edinburgh to Chester train journey time is on average 3 h 15 min.
Which train station from Edinburgh to Chester do I depart from? Which Chester train station from Edinburgh do I arrive in?

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley   and arriving in Chester.

Where do I find the Edinburgh train station to Chester? Where is the Chester train station?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Edinburgh Waverley, is located 0.2 miles (429 m) from the city center of Edinburgh.

The most popular arrival train station, Chester, is located 0.7 miles (1.1 km) away from the city center of Chester.

What train companies offer a service from Edinburgh to Chester?
If you're looking for trains from Edinburgh to Chester, you can rely on Avanti West Coast to get you to Chester. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Edinburgh to Chester journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains per day are there to Chester from Edinburgh?
The average number of trains departing Edinburgh for Chester is 5 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
How far in advance should I purchase train tickets from Edinburgh to Chester for the best deals?
If you book a train ticket from Edinburgh to Chester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $70 (€58) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Edinburgh to Chester are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Edinburgh is Edinburgh Waverley. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Edinburgh Waverley for your journey from Edinburgh to Chester.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
Public transit options for Edinburgh Waverley
Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express