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from Edinburgh to Chester

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Travel Information to Chester from Edinburgh

distanceDistance190 miles (307 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range$82 - $97
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $82 (€69) • 2 h 49 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $97 (€81) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet or Avanti West Coast

Travel 190 miles (307 km) by flight or train between Edinburgh and Chester. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $82 (€69). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are easyJet or Avanti West Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Edinburgh to Chester.

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Travel from Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to Chester.
FAQs
How do I get from Edinburgh to Chester?

There are 2 ways that you can travel between Edinburgh and Chester. You can take a flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Chester?

The cheapest way to travel between Edinburgh and Chester is by taking a train with an average price of $82 (€69).

This is compared to other travel options to Chester:

A train is $15 (€12) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Edinburgh to Chester costing on average $97 (€81).

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

The fastest way from Edinburgh to Chester is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Chester by train can take on average 2 h 49 min.

What is the distance between Edinburgh and Chester?

Chester is approximately 190 miles (307 km) away from Edinburgh.

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

The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Chester is:

  • 5 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Edinburgh and in Chester?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Edinburgh to Chester:

  • Most travelers board their train from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Chester.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Edinburgh to Chester?

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

  • You can travel by plane between Edinburgh and Chester with easyJet, and you can find easyJet Edinburgh to Chester tickets for $97 (€81) on Omio.
  • You can travel by train between Edinburgh and Chester with Avanti West Coast, and you can find Avanti West Coast Edinburgh to Chester tickets for $82 (€69) on Omio.
Where should I go next after I travel to Chester from Edinburgh?
Looking to extend your trip from Edinburgh to Chester? Many Omio customers who go from Edinburgh to Chester usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Liverpool. If you're looking to explore London, Manchester or Liverpool from Chester, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I book tickets between Edinburgh and Chester online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing on average $97 (€81) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $82 (€69) one way.

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

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