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Cheap train tickets from London to Chester

Showing times and prices for May 26

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Chiltern Railways
08:00AM5h19
London Marylebone (MYB)
01:19PMChester station (CTR)
$971One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
Chiltern Railways
10:00AM5h19
London Marylebone (MYB)
03:19PMChester station (CTR)
$971One-way
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
10:19AM3h23
London Euston (EUS)
01:42PMChester station (CTR)
$1161One-way
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
11:19AM3h18
London Euston (EUS)
02:37PMChester station (CTR)
$1161One-way
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
09:22AM3h16
London Euston (EUS)
12:38PMChester station (CTR)
$1161One-way
1 transfer

Train schedule from London to Chester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, May 26
Chiltern Railways
08:00AM5h19
London Marylebone (MYB)
01:19PMChester station (CTR)
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
08:21AM3h17
London Euston (EUS)
11:38AMChester station (CTR)
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
09:22AM3h16
London Euston (EUS)
12:38PMChester station (CTR)
1 transfer
Chiltern Railways
10:00AM5h19
London Marylebone (MYB)
03:19PMChester station (CTR)
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
10:19AM3h23
London Euston (EUS)
01:42PMChester station (CTR)
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
11:19AM3h18
London Euston (EUS)
02:37PMChester station (CTR)
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from London to Chester

Showing times and prices for May 26

Fastest Journey

3 h 16 m

Average

3 h 58 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

265 km

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

Fastest
Avanti West Coast
09:22AM3h16
London Euston (EUS)
12:38PMChester station (CTR)
$1161One-way
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
08:21AM3h17
London Euston (EUS)
11:38AMChester station (CTR)
$1161One-way
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
11:19AM3h18
London Euston (EUS)
02:37PMChester station (CTR)
$1161One-way
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
10:19AM3h23
London Euston (EUS)
01:42PMChester station (CTR)
$1161One-way
1 transfer
Chiltern Railways
08:00AM5h19
London Marylebone (MYB)
01:19PMChester station (CTR)
$971One-way
1 transfer

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Overview: Train from London to Chester

distanceDistance164 miles (265 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 2 min
priceAverage train ticket price$96 (€83)
frequencyTrain frequency24 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersVirgin Trains, West Midlands Trains, Chiltern Railways or Transport for Wales

Trains from London to Chester cover the 164 miles (265 km) long route taking on average 2 h 2 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains, West Midlands Trains, Chiltern Railways or Transport for Wales. Normally, there are 24 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $38 (€33), but the average price of train tickets is $96 (€83). Travelers depart most frequently from London Waterloo and arrive in Chester.

Train companies: Virgin Trains, West Midland Trains and Transport for Wales from London to Chester trains

Travel from London to Chester from $37 (€32) with Omio’s train partners Virgin Trains, West Midland Trains and Transport for Wales! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey for you.

Transport for Wales is a public transport provider in Wales, UK. It operates a comprehensive network of trains, buses and ferries across the country. The trains are modern and comfortable, with a range of different types including InterCity Express Trains, Regional Trains, and Metro Trains. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. There are a variety of ticket types available, including single and return tickets, season tickets, and group tickets. The most popular routes include Cardiff to Swansea, Cardiff to Newport, and Cardiff to Manchester.

    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.
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    FAQs: Trains from London to Chester

    FAQs: Travel by train from London 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
    Cheap train tickets from London to Chester can start from as little as $38 (€33) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London to Chester is $96 (€83); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
    On average the London to Chester train travel time is 2 h 2 min   for the 164 mile (265 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
    The first train from London to Chester leaves at 5: 43 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
    The last train from London to Chester leaves at 9: 39 PM.
    Yes, there are 6 direct trains a day from London to Chester with Virgin Trains. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
    For the trip from London to Chester you can take a train with Virgin Trains, West Midlands Trains, Chiltern Railways or Transport for Wales. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between London and Chester on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 9: 39 PM.

    Passengers board the train most frequently from London Waterloo, which is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Chester, located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city centre.

    A trip to Chester from London is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 2 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
    The cheapest month to travel from London to Chester by train is December.
    It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel to Chester from London including taking a train, bus or flight.

    Important Stations and Airports in London and Chester

    London
    Chester
    The major railway station for departures from London is London Waterloo. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at London Waterloo for your journey from London to Chester.
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    Phone Number
    +44 3451652030
    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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    Phone Number
    +44 3457114141
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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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    24/7
    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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    Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
    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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    Phone Number
    +44 3450774224
    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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    Phone Number
    +44 345 711 4141
    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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    Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
    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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    Phone Number
    +44 345 711 4141
    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 London Marylebone
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: At station entrance.
    Metro: Bakerloo Line.
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    Public transit options for London Fenchurch Street
    Onward travel information: Rail replacement buses will stop outside HSBC on Fenchurch Street. Aldgate Bus Station. Details of the buses serving Fenchurch Street and Aldgate area, and the Bus Stops they are using is available here
    Metro: London Underground (Circle Line and District Line) at Tower Hill - 200m from the Tower Hill exit London Underground (Metropolitan Line, Circle Line) at Aldgate - 300m from Fenchurch Place exit. Docklands Light Railway at Tower Gateway - 300m from the Tower Hill exit.
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    Public transit options for London Charing Cross
    Metro: Bakerloo Line Northern Line.
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