How to travel from London to Chester

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from London to Chester

You can get from London to Chester by train, bus or flight.

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To get from London to Chester on Dec 10 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:46AMLondon Euston3h03 11:49AMChester
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08:46AMLondon Euston3h03 11:49AMChester
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06:10PMLondon Euston1h58 08:08PMChester
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04:10PMLondon Euston1h58 06:08PMChester
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07:00AMLondon Heathrow Airport1h05 08:05AMManchester Airport
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731One-way

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Travel Information to Chester from London

distanceDistance164 miles (265 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$18 - $333
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $18 (€16) • 4 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $333 (€302) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, British Airways or Avanti West Coast

Travel 164 miles (265 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train between London and Chester. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, British Airways or Avanti West Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from London to Chester.

How to get from London to Chester

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from London to Chester, 69,81% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from London to Chester and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs

There are 4 travel options from London to Chester: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Chester from London is by taking a bus with an average price of $18 (€16).

This is compared to other travel options to Chester:

A bus is generally $315 (€286) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $333 (€302) from London to Chester.

Taking a bus is about $76 (€69) less than taking a train, which costs on average $94 (€85) for this journey.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 4 h 25 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 1 h 58 min.

Chester is approximately 164 miles (265 km) away from London.

The average frequency per day from London to Chester is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • 36 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Chester from London 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 from London to Chester:

  • Trains mostly leave from London Victoria and tend to arrive in Chester.

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

  • You can travel between London and Chester by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $18 (€16) with Flixbus from London to Chester.
  • You can travel to Chester from London by flight with British Airways. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $333 (€302) with British Airways from London to Chester.
  • You can take a train from London to Chester with Avanti West Coast. Cheap tickets can be found for $94 (€85) with Avanti West Coast from London to Chester.

Yes, there are direct services available from London to Chester with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct bus with Flixbus or National Express with 1 direct bus per day.
  • You can take a direct train with with 4 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Chester as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from London to Chester.

Many of our customers who book a trip from London to Chester often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Manchester, Liverpool or Birmingham. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your London and Chester itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Chester and any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from London 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 is costing on average $18 (€16) one way for this journey.
  • A plane ticket for this route is costing $333 (€302) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $94 (€85) one way on average.

But we recommend booking London 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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