How to travel from Edinburgh to Chester

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Travel Information between Edinburgh and Chester

distanceDistance190 miles (307 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$34 - $131
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $34 (€33) • 3 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $131 (€125) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, easyJet or Avanti West Coast

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 190 miles (307 km) from Edinburgh to Chester. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $34 (€33). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, easyJet or Avanti West Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Edinburgh to Chester.

Travel Tips: Travel from Edinburgh to Chester

Travel Tips: 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.

There are 4 ways to travel from Edinburgh to Chester including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Chester is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $34 (€33) compared to other travel options to Chester:

Taking a train is about $64 (€61) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $98 (€94) for this journey.

A train is $96 (€92) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Edinburgh to Chester costing on average $131 (€125).

The quickest way to travel between Edinburgh and Chester is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 10 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Chester by bus can take on average 15 h 25 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 3 h 15 min   of travel time.

You should expect to travel around 190 miles (307 km) between Edinburgh and Chester.

The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Chester is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • 11 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Edinburgh, Elder Street to Chester, Gorse Stacks (Bus Interchange).
  • Most travelers catch their train from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Chester.

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

  • You can take a bus from Edinburgh to Chester with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $98 (€94) with Flixbus from Edinburgh to Chester.
  • You can go to Chester from Edinburgh by plane with easyJet. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $131 (€125) with easyJet from Edinburgh to Chester on Omio.
  • You can go to Chester from Edinburgh by train with Avanti West Coast. You'll see cheap train tickets for $34 (€33) with Avanti West Coast from Edinburgh to Chester on Omio.

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

  • You can book a direct bus with.
  • You can book a direct flight with easyJet or Flybe.
  • You can book 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 journey.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh and Chester itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Chester and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $98 (€94) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing $131 (€125) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $34 (€33) one way on average.

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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