How to travel from Derby to Chester

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Travel Information between Derby and Chester

distanceDistance61 miles (99 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$24 - $35
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $24 (€21) • 1 h 43 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $24 (€21) • 1 h 43 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or East Midlands Trains

Travel 61 miles (99 km) by train or bus to Chester from Derby. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or East Midlands Trains among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Derby to Chester.

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

Our recommendation

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

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National Express will get you from Derby to Chester at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance travel company operating over 550 travel per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates travel services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express travel have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most travel come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your travel between Derby and Chester, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

    FAQs: Travel from Derby 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 Derby to Chester.

    There are 2 options to travel from Derby to Chester including taking a train or bus.

    The cheapest way to go to Chester from Derby is by taking a train, which costs on average $24 (€21).

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

    Taking a train costs $11 (€10) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $35 (€31) for the same trip.

    The fastest way to get to Chester from Derby is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 43 min.

    Other travel options to Chester take longer:

    Getting to Chester by bus takes 4 h 20 min on average.

    You should expect to travel around 61 miles (99 km) between Derby and Chester.

    The average frequency per day from Derby to Chester is:

    • Around 1 bus per day.
    • 16 trains per day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Derby to 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 when traveling from Derby to Chester:

    • Most travelers take a bus from Derby, Railway Station (Stop S1) to Chester, Gorse Stacks (Bus Interchange).
    • Most travelers catch their train from Derby and arrive in Chester.

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

    • You can go to Chester from Derby by bus with National Express or Megabus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $35 (€31) with National Express from Derby to Chester on Omio.
    • You can go to Chester from Derby by train with East Midlands Trains, West Midland Trains or CrossCountry. You'll see cheap train tickets for $24 (€21) with East Midlands Trains from Derby to Chester on Omio.

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

    • You can take a direct bus with.
    • You can travel directly by 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 trip.

    Looking to extend your trip from Derby to Chester? Many Omio customers who go from Derby to Chester usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Manchester, Liverpool, Edinburgh or Birmingham. If you're looking to explore London, Manchester, Liverpool, Edinburgh or Birmingham from Chester, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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