How to travel from Birmingham to Chester

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from Birmingham to Chester

You can get from Birmingham to Chester by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Birmingham to Chester on Jan 30 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:22AMBirmingham New Street1h59 11:21AMChester
0 transfers
211One-way
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03:20AMBirmingham, Coach Station2h00 05:20AMChester
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181One-way
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09:07AMBirmingham New Street1h38 10:45AMChester
1 transfer
291One-way
08:10PMBirmingham, Coach Station2h25 10:35PMChester
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221One-way
10:01AMBirmingham New Street2h05 12:06PMChester
1 transfer
411One-way

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Travel Information between Birmingham and Chester

distanceDistance64 miles (103 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$21 - $44
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $21 (€18) • 2 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • $44 (€38) • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Transport for Wales

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 64 miles (103 km) to Chester from Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $21 (€18). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Transport for Wales among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Birmingham to Chester.

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Travel Tips: 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.
FAQs

There are 4 travel options from Birmingham to Chester: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Chester is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $21 (€18) compared to other travel options to Chester:

A bus is generally $23 (€20) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $44 (€38) from Birmingham to Chester.

The fastest way from Birmingham to Chester is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 35 min.

There are alternative travel options to Chester that can usually take longer:

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

You should expect to travel around 64 miles (103 km) between Birmingham and Chester.

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Chester is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • Around 28 trains per day.

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

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Birmingham, Brunel Street and tend to arrive in Chester, Gorse Stacks (Bus Interchange).
  • Trains from Birmingham to Chester most often leave from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Chester.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Birmingham to Chester, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can take you to Chester by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Birmingham to Chester for $21 (€18).
  • Travel with Transport for Wales to go to Chester by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Transport for Wales Birmingham to Chester tickets on Omio for $44 (€38).

Yes, there are direct services available from Birmingham to Chester with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 8 direct trains per day with Transport for Wales.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Chester as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Birmingham and Chester.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Birmingham to Chester often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Liverpool. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Birmingham and Chester itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Chester and any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Birmingham to Chester, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $21 (€18) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $44 (€38) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Birmingham to Chester online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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