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from Birmingham to Chester

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Travel Information from Birmingham to Chester

distanceDistance64 miles (103 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$7 - $44
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $7 (€6) • 2 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • $44 (€37) • 1 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Arriva Trains Wales

Travel 64 miles (103 km) by bus or train to Chester from Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $7 (€6). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Arriva Trains Wales among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Birmingham to Chester.

Travel Tips

Travel from Birmingham to Chester
Travel 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 Birmingham to Chester.
How do I go from Birmingham to Chester?

There are 2 ways that you can travel to Chester from Birmingham. You can take a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Birmingham to Chester?

The cheapest way to travel to Chester from Birmingham is by taking a bus with an average price of $7 (€6).

This is compared to other travel options to Chester:

A bus is $37 (€31) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Birmingham to Chester costing on average $44 (€37).

What is the quickest way from Birmingham to Chester?

The quickest way to travel between Birmingham and Chester is by train, which takes on average 1 h 45 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 2 h.

How many miles from Birmingham to Chester would I travel?

The distance from Birmingham to Chester is approximately 64 miles (103 km).

How many services a day are there to Chester from Birmingham?

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Chester is:

  • 25 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Chester from Birmingham as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Birmingham and in Chester?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Birmingham to Chester:

  • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from Birmingham to Chester depart from Birmingham, Coach Station to Chester, Gorse Stacks (Bus Interchange).
  • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Birmingham to Chester depart from Birmingham New Street to Chester.
Which travel operators can get me to Chester from Birmingham?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Birmingham to Chester:

  • You can travel by bus to Chester from Birmingham with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Birmingham to Chester tickets for $7 (€6) on Omio.
  • You can travel between Birmingham and Chester by train with Arriva Trains Wales. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $44 (€37) with Arriva Trains Wales from Birmingham to Chester.
Where should I go next after I travel to Chester from Birmingham?
Your trip from Birmingham to Chester doesn't have to end in Chester. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Liverpool. If you’d like to add London, Manchester or Liverpool to your Birmingham to Chester tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Chester today!
How far in advance should I purchase my Birmingham to Chester one way ticket online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Birmingham to Chester, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $7 (€6) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this journey is costing $44 (€37) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Birmingham to Chester tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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