London to Chester train

Cheap train tickets from London to Chester

Showing times and prices for Sep 27

Cheapest

30

Average

107

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.

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09:46AMLondon Euston3h03 12:49PMChester
1 transfer
301One-way
08:46AMLondon Euston3h03 11:49AMChester
1 transfer
1851One-way

Train schedule from London to Chester

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08:46AMLondon Euston3h03 11:49AMChester
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09:46AMLondon Euston3h03 12:49PMChester
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Fastest train times from London to Chester

Showing times and prices for Sep 27

Fastest Journey

3 h 3 m

Average

3 h 3 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

265 km

It's difficult to get from London to Chester without transferring at least once.

Fastest
09:46AMLondon Euston3h03 12:49PMChester
1 transfer
301One-way
Fastest
08:46AMLondon Euston3h03 11:49AMChester
1 transfer
1851One-way

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Overview: Train from London to Chester

distanceDistance164 miles (265 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 3 min
priceAverage train ticket price$34 (€33)
frequencyTrain frequency36 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 4 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesChiltern Railways, Transport for Wales, West Midlands Railway or Avanti West Coast

Trains from London to Chester cover the 164 miles (265 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 3 min with our travel partners like Chiltern Railways, Transport for Wales, West Midlands Railway or Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 36 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $34 (€33), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $32 (€31). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Chester.

Train companies: Chiltern Railways from London to Chester trains

Find the best trains to Chester from London with Omio's travel partners Chiltern Railways from $32 (€31). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

Chiltern Railways

Chiltern Railways is a regional train company in the United Kingdom which is owned by Arriva Trains and has operated since 1996. Check the different ticket types for your next train to Chester from London: Duo, Anytime, Season, Super Off Peak, Off Peak and Advance.

Looking for trains between London and Chester? Chiltern Railways is one of the best companies to travel with on the 164 miles (265 km) journey from London to Chester. As an official travel partner of Chiltern Railways, Omio quickly shows you the latest Chiltern Railways 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 London to Chester routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable Chiltern Railways train tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for trains from London to Chester, you can quickly see if the Chiltern Railways ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you’re ready, book your London - Chester train now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with Chiltern Railways!

    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%


    Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from London - Chester. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

    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
    Train tickets to Chester from London for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $32 (€31)  one way in the next 7 days.
    If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the London to Chester train to cost on average $34 (€33)  one way.
    When traveling this route you should expect the distance from London to Chester by train to be approximately 164 miles (265 km).
    The train time from London to Chester is on average 3 h 3 min  for the 164 miles (265 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between London and Chester by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from London Victoria   and arrive in Chester.

    Passengers board the train most frequently from London Victoria, which is located around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Chester, located 0.7 miles (1.1 km) away from the city center.

    For the best London to Chester train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Chiltern Railways, Transport for Wales, West Midlands Railway or Avanti West Coast. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from London to Chester to compare what amenities they may offer.
    On average, there are 36 trains a day from London to Chester. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    You can take the first train from London to Chester at 4: 31 AM. The last train from London to Chester that you can take departs at 9: 00 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from London to Chester schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
    The price of a one way train ticket from London to Chester is on average $34 (€33) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets to Chester from London available a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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    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 from London to Chester.
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    Public transit options for London Victoria
    Onward travel information: Victoria Bus Station at Station Front
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: When weekend engineering dictate that replacement bus services will operate, these will usually depart from the immediate Station front/Terminus Place. Travel from London Victoria is usually conveyed by London Buses in these instances. Check posters and staff for more details.
    Metro: Underground services: Victoria Line, District Line and Circle Line
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    Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
    Public transit options for London Euston
    Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
    Overground lines: Watford DC
    Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
    Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Go to Platform 2, there is a gate adjacent to the station from the main road.
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    Public transit options for London Kings Cross
    Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
    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
    Metro: N/A
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    Public transit options for London Paddington
    Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
    Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
    Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
    Metro: Tube Lines.
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    Public transit options for London St Pancras International
    Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
    Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
    Bus lines: 326, 139
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    Public transit options for London Waterloo
    Onward travel information: Waterloo is well connected to London's public transport network. Waterloo Underground station serves the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Plan a journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Buses depart from several points around the station. All Transport for London Buses are accessible with step free access and have a dedicated mobility space. Buses from Waterloo (tfl. Gov. Uk) The station has a dedicated taxi rank for London Black Taxis on the roadway outside exit 3. Santander Hire Bicycles are available from the docking stations outside. Santander Cycles - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Waterloo is within easy walking distance of the South Bank and a number of visitor attractions. Walking - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
    Metro: Waterloo Underground station is served by the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Step free access is available to and from the Jubilee Line. For more information on London Transport accessibility: Plan an accessible journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
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    Public transit options for London Liverpool Street
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement transport stop on either Liverpool Street (outside the station entrance), or beside Platform 10, depending on operational requirements
    Metro: Liverpool Street underground station has connections to the Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines.
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    Public transit options for London Bridge
    Onward travel information: The Bus Station is located directly outside the main entrance at upper level. There are also bus stops outside on Tooley Street. For further information on buses, a bus information kiosk is also located outside the main doors of the station at upper level.
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement bus services are usually found outside the front of the station. However this is sometimes subject to change. Please check engineering posters or consult a member of staff.
    Metro: For North and North East Kent and South East London
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    Public transit options for Heathrow Airport T123
    Onward travel information: National Rail trains serving London Paddington National Express coaches to Victoria Coach Station and Gatwick Airport London Underground
    Metro: Connection available with the London Underground (Piccadilly Line)
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    Public transit options for London Marylebone
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: At station entrance.
    Metro: Bakerloo Line.

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