How to travel from Bristol to Chester

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Travel Information from Bristol to Chester

distanceDistance120 miles (193 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$40 - $33
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $33 (€28) • 5 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $40 (€35) • 3 h 6 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Transport for Wales

Take a train or bus to travel 120 miles (193 km) between Bristol and Chester. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or Transport for Wales among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from Bristol to Chester.

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from Bristol to Chester

How to get from Bristol to Chester by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

The best way to travel from Bristol to Chester is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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All travel companies: Train and Bus from Bristol to Chester

You can travel by travel between Bristol and Chester with National Express, FlixBus and CrossCountry. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next travel from Bristol to Chester you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      FAQs: Travel from Bristol to Chester

      FAQs: 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 Bristol to Chester.

      There are 2 ways to get from Bristol to Chester: train or bus.

      The cheapest way to go to Chester from Bristol is by taking a bus, which costs on average $33 (€28).

      This is compared to other ways of getting from Bristol to Chester:

      Taking a bus costs () less than taking a ferry, which costs on average () for the same trip.

      A bus is () less than a flight with an average ticket price of () from Bristol to Chester.

      A bus is $7 (€6) less than a train with an average ticket price of $40 (€35) from Bristol to Chester.

      The fastest way to get to Chester from Bristol is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 6 min.

      Other travel options to Chester take longer:

      Taking a bus requires on average 5 h 35 min of travel time.

      The distance from Bristol to Chester is approximately 120 miles (193 km).

      The average frequency per day from Bristol to Chester is:

      • 12 trains a day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Bristol and Chester as scheduled services by train or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

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

      • Buses from Bristol to Chester most often leave from Bristol, Airport Bus Station and arrive in Chester, Gorse Stacks (Bus Interchange).
      • Trains mostly depart from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Chester.

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

      • You can take a bus from Bristol to Chester with National Express or FlixBus. Cheap tickets can be found for $33 (€28) with National Express from Bristol to Chester.
      • You can travel to Chester from Bristol by train with Transport for Wales or CrossCountry. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $40 (€35) with Transport for Wales from Bristol to Chester.

      Yes, there are direct routes from Bristol to Chester with the following travel companies:

      • You'll find direct buses with.
      • You can take a direct ferry with.
      • You can travel directly by plane with.
      • You can take a direct train with.

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

      Many of our customers traveling from Bristol to Chester don't make Chester their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Chester are London, Manchester, Liverpool, Edinburgh or Birmingham, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Chester to any of these top destinations today!

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