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from Chester to Birmingham

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Dec 3
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$13Flixbus
Sat
Dec 4
$19Arriva Trains Wales
$4Flixbus
Mon
Dec 6
$19Arriva Trains Wales
$7Flixbus
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Dec 7
$19Arriva Trains Wales
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$44Arriva Trains Wales
$17National Express
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$7Flixbus

Travel Information between Chester and Birmingham

distanceDistance64 miles (103 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$7 - $44
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $7 (€6) • 1 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $7 (€6) • 1 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Arriva Trains Wales

Travel 64 miles (103 km) by bus or train from Chester to Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 55 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 trip are Flixbus or Arriva Trains Wales among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Chester to Birmingham.

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Travel from Chester to Birmingham
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FAQs
How do I get from Chester to Birmingham?

There are 2 travel options from Chester to Birmingham: bus or train.

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

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

This is compared to other travel options to Birmingham:

Taking a bus is usually $37 (€31) less than taking a train to Birmingham, which costs on average $44 (€37) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to travel to Birmingham from Chester?

The fastest way to get to Birmingham from Chester is by bus with an average travel time of 1 h 55 min.

Other travel options to Birmingham can usually take longer:

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

How far is it from Chester to Birmingham?

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

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

The average frequency per day from Chester to Birmingham is:

  • 16 trains a day.

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

When traveling from Chester to Birmingham, where do I depart from Chester and where do I arrive in Birmingham?

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

  • Buses most often depart from Chester at Chester, Gorse Stacks (Bus Interchange) and arrive in Birmingham at Birmingham, Coach Station.
  • Trains from Chester to Birmingham most often leave from Chester and arrive in Birmingham New Street.
Which travel companies can get me from Chester to Birmingham?

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

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Birmingham. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Chester to Birmingham tickets on Omio for $7 (€6).
  • Travel with Arriva Trains Wales for trains to Birmingham. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Arriva Trains Wales Chester to Birmingham tickets on Omio for $44 (€37).
What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Chester to Birmingham?
Many of our customers traveling from Chester to Birmingham don't make Birmingham their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Birmingham are London, Manchester or Glasgow, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Birmingham to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I book tickets from Chester to Birmingham online to get the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $7 (€6) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $44 (€37) one way on average.

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

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