The cheapest trains from London to Chester

Showing times and prices for Oct 28

Cheapest

$102

Average

$185

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from London to Chester will cost around $ 185 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 102.

Cheapest
09:40AMLondon Euston2h09 11:49AMChester
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$1021One-way
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10:40AMLondon Euston2h09 12:49PMChester
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$1021One-way
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12:40PMLondon Euston2h09 02:49PMChester
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$1021One-way
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11:40AMLondon Euston2h09 01:49PMChester
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$1021One-way
08:40AMLondon Euston2h10 10:50AMChester
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$2401One-way

Timetable London to Chester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thu, Oct 28
06:36AMLondon Euston2h12 08:48AMChester
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07:35AMLondon Euston2h15 09:50AMChester
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08:40AMLondon Euston2h10 10:50AMChester
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09:10AMLondon Euston2h01 11:11AMChester
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09:40AMLondon Euston2h09 11:49AMChester
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10:40AMLondon Euston2h09 12:49PMChester
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11:40AMLondon Euston2h09 01:49PMChester
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12:40PMLondon Euston2h09 02:49PMChester
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Wed
Oct 27
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$357British Airways
Thu
Oct 28
$102Avanti West Coast
$11Flixbus
$125British Airways
Fri
Oct 29
$102West Midlands Railway
$13Megabus
$124British Airways
Sat
Oct 30
$102Avanti West Coast
$13Megabus
$111British Airways
Sun
Oct 31
$102Avanti West Coast
$14Flixbus
$144British Airways
Mon
Nov 1
$102Avanti West Coast
$7Flixbus
$125British Airways
Tue
Nov 2
$92Avanti West Coast
$7Flixbus
$111British Airways
Wed
Nov 3
$92Avanti West Coast
$8Flixbus
$122British Airways
Thu
Nov 4
$92Avanti West Coast
$8Flixbus
$141British Airways
Fri
Nov 5
$102Avanti West Coast
$8Flixbus
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Sat
Nov 6
$67Avanti West Coast
$8Flixbus
$77British Airways
Sun
Nov 7
$45West Midlands Railway
$8Flixbus
$88British Airways
Mon
Nov 8
$92Avanti West Coast
$8Flixbus
$80British Airways
Tue
Nov 9
$92Avanti West Coast
$8Flixbus
$77British Airways
Wed
Nov 10
$74Avanti West Coast
$8Flixbus
$76British Airways
Thu
Nov 11
$92Avanti West Coast
$7Flixbus
$83British Airways
Fri
Nov 12
$102Avanti West Coast
$8Flixbus
$77British Airways
Sat
Nov 13
$66Avanti West Coast
$8Flixbus
$80British Airways
Sun
Nov 14
$92Avanti West Coast
$8Flixbus
$74British Airways
Mon
Nov 15
$74Avanti West Coast
$7Flixbus
$77British Airways
Tue
Nov 16
$74Avanti West Coast
$8Flixbus
$80British Airways

The fastest trains from London to Chester

Showing times and prices for Oct 28

Fastest Journey

2 h 1 m

Average

2 h 9 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

265 km

Of the 8 trains that leave London for Chester every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 265 km distance in an average of 2 h 9 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 1 m .

The slowest trains will take 2 h 15 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
09:10AMLondon Euston2h01 11:11AMChester
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$3551One-way
09:40AMLondon Euston2h09 11:49AMChester
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$1021One-way
10:40AMLondon Euston2h09 12:49PMChester
1 changes
$1021One-way
12:40PMLondon Euston2h09 02:49PMChester
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$1021One-way
11:40AMLondon Euston2h09 01:49PMChester
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$1021One-way

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Train Information to Chester from London

distanceDistance164 miles (265 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 1 min
priceAverage train ticket price$101 (€82)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAvanti West Coast

Trains from London to Chester cover the 164 miles (265 km) long route taking on average 2 h 1 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $101 (€82), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $92 (€75). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Chester.

Trains from London to Chester: Journey Details

Trains from London to Chester depart every hour, 7 days a week and run directly with no changes required. The major company providing services on the London to Chester route is Virgin Trains, whose trains depart from London Euston. The earliest weekday service departs at around 7 a.m. and run until just before midnight. All direct trains take just over 2 hours to reach Chester. Indirect journeys can also be made via London Midland services to Crewe, which works out at around the same total journey time.

Taking the Train from London

All trains from London to Chester depart from London Euston, which is located just to the north of the city centre. Euston is well connected to other parts of London via the Victoria and Northern lines. The Hammersmith and City, Metropolitan and Circle lines also available at the nearby Euston Square station. Euston is also a bus terminus, with connections to destinations to the north, west and south, including West End hotels. Expect the journey from the city centre to take around 20 minutes.

Getting into Chester by Train

Chester is one of the UK's oldest cities, having once been one of the largest Roman settlements in Britain. There are plenty of historical sites to visit, such as Chester Castle, the city Cathedral and the ruins of ancient Deva, as well as more modern attractions like Chester Race Course. From the station, the circular 40 bus route provides easy access to the city centre and the race course. It runs from 7 a.m. until around 6:30 p.m., so cabs might be necessary if you are arriving late at night or very early in the morning.

Train tickets from London to Chester: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 30 €
2 weeks earlier 29 €3%
3 weeks earlier 29 €3%
1 month before 29 €3%
2 months earlier 23 €30%


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The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

  • Buying your train ticket from London - Chester 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 3% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket London - Chester with 2 months in advance you save up to about 30% compared to the initial price.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

Travel Tips

Trains from London 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 London to Chester.
FAQs
How much are cheap trains to Chester from London?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from London to Chester to cost as little as $92 (€75)  in the next 7 days.
How much is the train from London to Chester on average?
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the London to Chester train to cost on average $101 (€82)  one way.
How many miles is it from London to Chester by train?
The distance between London and Chester by train is approximately 164 miles (265 km).
How many hours is the train time to Chester from London?
On average the London to Chester train time is 2 h 1 min  covering the 164 miles (265 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the train from London to Chester depart from? Which Chester train station do I come into from London?

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

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called London Victoria, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of London.

The most popular arrival train station, Chester, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center of Chester.

What train providers go from London to Chester?
If you're looking for trains from London to Chester, you can rely on Avanti West Coast to get you to Chester. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the London to Chester journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains per day are there from London to Chester?
The average number of trains departing London for Chester is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What are the first and last departure train times from London to Chester?
You can take the first train from London to Chester at 7: 17 AM. The last train from London to Chester that you can take departs at 11: 40 AM. Omio shows you the latest train from London to Chester schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
How early should I book London to Chester train tickets to get the best deals?
You can find trains to Chester from London to cost on average $101 (€82) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the London to Chester train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Chester
The major railway station for departures from London is London Victoria. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at London Victoria for your journey to Chester from London.
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Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Connections to/from station
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
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Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
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Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
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Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
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Bus lines: 326, 139
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar