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from Cardiff to Chester

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Sun
Nov 28
$110Arriva Trains Wales
$66National Express
Mon
Nov 29
$41Arriva Trains Wales
$43National Express
Tue
Nov 30
$41Arriva Trains Wales
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Wed
Dec 1
$41Arriva Trains Wales
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Thu
Dec 2
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Fri
Dec 3
$41Arriva Trains Wales
$43National Express
Sat
Dec 4
$41Arriva Trains Wales
$37National Express
Sun
Dec 5
$111Arriva Trains Wales
$43National Express
Mon
Dec 6
$41Arriva Trains Wales
$37National Express
Tue
Dec 7
$40Arriva Trains Wales
$32National Express
Fri
Dec 10
$61Arriva Trains Wales
$41National Express
Sat
Dec 11
$61Arriva Trains Wales
$32National Express

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Travel from Cardiff 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 Cardiff to Chester.
FAQs
How do I go from Cardiff to Chester?

There are 2 ways to travel to Chester from Cardiff including taking a bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to go to Chester from Cardiff is by taking a bus, which costs on average $32 (€26).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Chester:

Taking a bus is about $79 (€65) less than taking a train, which costs on average $111 (€91) for this trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Cardiff to Chester?

The fastest way to get to Chester from Cardiff is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 4 min.

Other travel options to Chester can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 6 h 35 min   on average.

How far is Chester from Cardiff?

The distance is approximately 118 miles (191 km) from Cardiff to Chester.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Cardiff to Chester?

The average frequency per day from Cardiff to Chester is:

  • Around 7 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Cardiff? Where do I arrive in Chester?

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens and arrive in Chester, Gorse Stacks (Bus Interchange).
  • Trains most often depart from Cardiff at Cardiff Central and arrive in Chester at Chester.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Cardiff to Chester?

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

  • You can travel to Chester from Cardiff by bus with National Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $32 (€26) with National Express from Cardiff to Chester.
  • You can take a train from Cardiff to Chester with Cross Country. Cheap tickets can be found for $111 (€91) with Cross Country from Cardiff to Chester.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Cardiff to Chester?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Cardiff 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 Cardiff and Chester itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Chester and any of these top destinations today!
When should I buy a ticket from Cardiff to Chester online to score the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this route is costing $32 (€26) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $111 (€91) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Cardiff 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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