Birmingham to Chester train

Fri, 24 May
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Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Chester

Showing times and prices for 24 May

Cheapest

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

Avanti West Coast
05:301h15
Birmingham
06:45Chester
£151One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:071h37
Birmingham
10:44Chester
£181One-way
0 changes
Transport for Wales
08:221h58
Birmingham
10:20Chester
£231One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
07:011h43
Birmingham
08:44Chester
£241One-way
0 changes
West Midlands Railway
08:562h24
Birmingham
11:20Chester
£241One-way
0 changes

Train timetableBirmingham to Chester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 24 May
Transport for Wales
08:221h58
Birmingham
10:20Chester
0 changes
West Midlands Railway
08:562h24
Birmingham
11:20Chester
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:071h37
Birmingham
10:44Chester
0 changes
West Midlands Railway
15:562h26
Birmingham
18:22Chester
0 changes
Cross Country
07:011h43
Birmingham
08:44Chester
0 changes

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Train times from Birmingham to Chester

Showing times and prices for 24 May

Fastest Journey

1 h 15 m

Average

1 h 53 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

103 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Birmingham for Chester every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
05:301h15
Birmingham
06:45Chester
£151One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:071h37
Birmingham
10:44Chester
£181One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
07:011h43
Birmingham
08:44Chester
£241One-way
0 changes
Transport for Wales
08:221h58
Birmingham
10:20Chester
£231One-way
0 changes
West Midlands Railway
08:562h24
Birmingham
11:20Chester
£241One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Chester

distanceDistance64 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 15 min
priceAverage train ticket price£24 (€26)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersTransport for Wales, Virgin Trains, West Midlands Trains or CrossCountry

Trains from Birmingham to Chester cover the 64 miles long route taking on average 1 h 15 min with our travel partners like Transport for Wales, Virgin Trains, West Midlands Trains or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £13, but the average price of train tickets is £24. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Chester.

Train companies: Transport for Wales, Virgin Trains and West Midland Trains trains Birmingham to Chester

Travel from Birmingham to Chester from £14 with Omio’s train partners Transport for Wales, Virgin Trains and West Midland Trains! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.

West Midlands Trains is a train operator based in the United Kingdom, providing services across the West Midlands region. It operates a variety of train types, including the Class 350 Desiro, Class 323 Electrostar, Class 170 Turbostar, and Class 172 Turbostar. These trains offer a range of onboard facilities, such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and air conditioning. Passengers can purchase a range of tickets, including single, return, and season tickets. The most popular routes operated by West Midlands Trains include Birmingham to London Euston, Birmingham to Wolverhampton, and Birmingham to Coventry.

West Midland Trains from Birmingham to Chester train information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 23 min
  • Cheapest Price: £21

FAQs: Birmingham to Chester train

FAQs: Travel by train from Birmingham 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 Birmingham to Chester.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Chester can start from as little as £13 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Birmingham to Chester is £24; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Birmingham to Chester is 1 h 15 min   to travel the 64 mile long journey, with around there are 10 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Birmingham to Chester leaves at 04: 56. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Birmingham to Chester leaves at 19: 22.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Birmingham to Chester without having to change trains with Virgin Trains. There is 1 direct train from Birmingham to Chester each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Take the Birmingham to Chester train with Transport for Wales, Virgin Trains, West Midlands Trains or CrossCountry. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip to Chester from Birmingham as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 19: 22.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Birmingham New Street, which is located around 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Chester, located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Chester from Birmingham is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 15 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Birmingham to Chester is November.
You have options as you can travel to Chester from Birmingham 2 different ways: train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Birmingham and Chester

Birmingham
Chester
The major railway station for departures from Birmingham is Birmingham New Street. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Birmingham New Street for your trip between Birmingham and Chester.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00
Public transport options for Birmingham New Street
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales
Onward travel information: There are nearby bus stops on Smallbrook Queensway and Hill Street Most buses are wheelchair accessible. ********************************************************************************************************** For information go to the local travel information office by the Stephenson Street entrance. Alternatively, visit Transport for West Midlands, or call 0121 214 7214.
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ParkingParking
ATMATM
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Public transport options for Birmingham International
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement coach services can be found at the front of the station opposite the entrance to the long stay car park.
Amenities at station
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ParkingParking
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Public transport options for Birmingham Moor Street
Location for Rail Replacement Services: This station is not usually served by rail replacement buses, due to difficult road access. Replacement buses stop at Birmingham Snow Hill station.
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
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Public transport options for Birmingham Snow Hill
Location for Rail Replacement Services: In the event of engineering the bus/coach will collect from: Bus Stop SH4, at the front of the station on Colmore Row.
Birmingham New Street, Moor Street or Snow HillAccessibility
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