Edinburgh to Chester train

Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Chester

Showing times and prices for Dec 01

Cheapest

35

Average

35

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

Avanti West Coast
09:52AMEdinburgh3h15 01:07PMChester
0 transfers
351One-way
Avanti West Coast
11:52AMEdinburgh3h57 03:49PMChester
0 transfers
351One-way

Train schedule from Edinburgh to Chester

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Avanti West Coast
09:52AMEdinburgh3h15 01:07PMChester
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Avanti West Coast
11:52AMEdinburgh3h57 03:49PMChester
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Fastest train times from Edinburgh to Chester

Showing times and prices for Dec 01

Fastest Journey

3 h 15 m

Average

3 h 36 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

308 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Edinburgh for Chester every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
09:52AMEdinburgh3h15 01:07PMChester
0 transfers
351One-way
Avanti West Coast
11:52AMEdinburgh3h57 03:49PMChester
0 transfers
351One-way

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Chester

distanceDistance190 miles (307 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 15 min
priceAverage train ticket price$78 (€71)
frequencyTrain frequency11 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersAvanti West Coast, Transpennine Express or TransPennine Express Service

Trains from Edinburgh to Chester cover the 190 miles (307 km) long route taking on average 3 h 15 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast, Transpennine Express or TransPennine Express Service. Normally, there are 11 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $33 (€30), but the average price of train tickets is $78 (€71). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Chester.

Train companies: First TransPennine Express 3 from Edinburgh to Chester trains

Travel from Edinburgh to Chester from $33 (€30) with Omio’s train partners First TransPennine Express 3! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable route for you.

First TransPennine Express 3

Looking for trains to Chester from Edinburgh? First TransPennine Express 3 is one of the best companies to travel with on the 190 miles (307 km) journey from Edinburgh to Chester. As an official travel partner of First TransPennine Express 3, Omio quickly shows you the latest First TransPennine Express 3 train schedules and timetables, tickets and offers (such as baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Edinburgh to Chester routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable First TransPennine Express 3 train tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for trains to Chester from Edinburgh, you can quickly see if the First TransPennine Express 3 ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you’re ready, book your Edinburgh - Chester train now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with First TransPennine Express 3!

Edinburgh to Chester train information with First TransPennine Express 3:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 32 min
  • First TransPennine Express 3 frequency: 6 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Edinburgh to Chester

Travel Tips: 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.
FAQs
Train tickets to Chester from Edinburgh for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $33 (€30)  one way in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $78 (€71)  for a train ticket from Edinburgh to Chester.
The distance from Edinburgh to Chester by train is approximately 190 miles (307 km).
On average the Edinburgh to Chester train travel time is 3 h 15 min  for the 190 miles (307 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

Omio customers book a train from Edinburgh Waverley   to Chester   most frequently for this route.

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Edinburgh Waverley and need to travel around 0.4 miles (660 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.

For the journey from Edinburgh to Chester you can take a train with Avanti West Coast, Transpennine Express or TransPennine Express Service. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Edinburgh and Chester on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
On average, there are 11 trains a day from Edinburgh to Chester. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train departing from Edinburgh to Chester leaves at 6: 12 AM. The last train departing from Edinburgh to Chester leaves at 8: 11 PM. You can find the latest Edinburgh to Chester train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
If you buy a train ticket from Edinburgh to Chester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $78 (€71) 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 in Edinburgh and Chester

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Chester
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 to Chester from Edinburgh.
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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
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Waterloo Place, pick up across from Apex Hotel and drop off outside the Apex Hotel.
Metro: No metro available.
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Public transit options for Edinburgh Gateway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stops outside the station
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Public transit options for Edinburgh Park
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Platform 2 bus stop, adjacent to Herminston Gate

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