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Cheap coach tickets from London to Chester

Showing times and prices for 26 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap coach ticket from London to Chester is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
National Express
23:005h45
London, Victoria Coach Station
04:45Chester
£301One-way
0 changes
2nd Cheapest
National Express
16:006h35
London, Victoria Coach Station
22:35Chester
£331One-way
0 changes
National Express
23:305h15
London, Victoria Coach Station
04:45Chester
£461One-way
1 change

Bus timetableLondon to Chester

Showing buses for tomorrow, Friday, 26 April
National Express
16:006h35
London, Victoria Coach Station
22:35Chester
0 changes
National Express
23:005h45
London, Victoria Coach Station
04:45Chester
0 changes
National Express
23:305h15
London, Victoria Coach Station
04:45Chester
1 change

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Bus times from London to Chester

Showing times and prices for 26 Apr

Fastest Journey

5 h 15 m

Average

5 h 51 m

Buses per day

3

Distance

265 km

Of the 3 buses that leave London for Chester every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
National Express
23:305h15
London, Victoria Coach Station
04:45Chester
£461One-way
1 change
2nd Fastest
National Express
23:005h45
London, Victoria Coach Station
04:45Chester
£301One-way
0 changes
National Express
16:006h35
London, Victoria Coach Station
22:35Chester
£331One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Coach from London to Chester

distanceDistance164 miles
durationAverage coach duration4 h 40 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£27 (€30)
frequencyCoach frequency1 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there is 1 direct coach a day
carriersCoach companiesNational Express, FlixBus or Megabus

Coaches from London to Chester cover the 164 miles long journey taking on average 4 h 40 min with our travel partners like National Express, FlixBus or Megabus. Normally, there is 1 coach operating per day. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this trip for as low as £7, but the average price of coach tickets is £27. Travellers depart most frequently from London, Victoria Coach Station and arrive in Chester, Gorse Stacks (Bus Interchange).

Coach companies: National Express, FlixBus and Megabus London to Chester

Travel from London to Chester from £5 with Omio’s coach partners National Express, FlixBus and Megabus! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 coaches a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the London - Chester coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

London to Chester coach information with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 45 min
  • Cheapest Price: £39

Coaches from London to Chester

For those wishing to escape the busy British capital for the more peaceful Roman city of Chester, coach travel is a great choice. Passengers can expect to choose from three departures from Tuesday to Sunday, two of which are direct, with one extra overnight option on a Monday. The 200-mile route can be completed in as little as five hours 20 minutes with a direct National Express coach.

Which coach companies travel from London to Chester?

Whether travelling direct or indirect, coach services are offered solely by National Express. Whilst travelling, passengers can enjoy comfortable seating, WiFi and charging sockets for their smartphones or laptops. As the leading provider of coach travel, National Express has a large fleet of coaches serving the nation, with numerous routes to popular destinations.

How long is the coach from London to Chester?

The journey time from London to Chester varies. The shortest route departs London Victoria in the late afternoon, taking just five hours 20 minutes to arrive. Indirect services may include a lengthy wait at connecting stations, so passengers should check their itinerary in advance.

How many coaches are there from London to Chester?

Whenever travellers decide to depart, they can expect two direct daily departures with one indirect option that requires one transfer at Manchester airport. On a Monday, an extra indirect service is available with a change at Liverpool One. Direct options only depart in the afternoon or evening, so those wishing to leave London in the morning should opt for the indirect service.

What are the departure and arrival stations for coaches from London to Chester?

Departure coach station: Passengers heading to Chester from London will begin their journey at London Victoria, the largest coach station in London located in the heart of Westminster. The station is accessible by many bus routes and several London Underground trains, including the District and Circle and the Victoria lines. Just around the corner from the train station, passengers can utilise Southern and Southeastern Trains and the Gatwick Express train to arrive at Victoria.

Arrival coach station: All services terminate at Chester, Gorse Stacks Interchange. The centrally located station is just a 10-minute walk from the station. The interchange is heavily serviced by local and national routes, making onward travel simple. The recently refurbished station offers free WiFi, live departure screens, toilets, coffee shops and retail options.

FAQs: London to Chester coach

FAQs: Take the bus from London to Chester with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from London to Chester.
FAQs
Cheap coach tickets from London to Chester can start from as little as £7 when you book in advance. The average coach ticket price for London to Chester is £27; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the London to Chester coach travel time is 4 h 40 min   for the 164 mile long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first coach from London to Chester leaves at 06: 00. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last coach from London to Chester leaves at 23: 00.
There is 1 coach a day from London to Chester which require at least one change with National Express, FlixBus or Megabus. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer coaches.
Take the London to Chester coach with National Express, FlixBus or Megabus. However, it's always good to check out all possible coach companies for the route between London and Chester as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

When departing from London, you have various coach station options to start your trip from including London, Victoria Coach Station, Luton, London Luton Airport Bus Station and London, Golders Green Station. When arriving in Chester, you can end your trip in coach stations like Chester, Gorse Stacks (Bus Interchange), Chester, Vicar's Lane and Chester, Railway Station.

Passengers board the coach most frequently from London, Victoria Coach Station, which is located around 2.1 miles (3.4 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Chester, Gorse Stacks (Bus Interchange), located 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a coach from London to Chester is November.
You have options as you can travel from London to Chester 3 different ways: train, coach or flight.

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