Bristol to Chester train

Wed, 22 May
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Cheap train tickets from Bristol to Chester

Showing times and prices for 22 May

Cheapest

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

Transport for Wales
05:205h00
Bristol
10:20Chester
£371One-way
0 changes
Transport for Wales
08:583h28
Bristol
12:26Chester
£531One-way
0 changes

Train timetableBristol to Chester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, 22 May
Transport for Wales
08:583h28
Bristol
12:26Chester
0 changes
Transport for Wales
05:205h00
Bristol
10:20Chester
0 changes

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Train times from Bristol to Chester

Showing times and prices for 22 May

Fastest Journey

3 h 28 m

Average

4 h 14 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

194 km

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

Transport for Wales
08:583h28
Bristol
12:26Chester
£531One-way
0 changes
Transport for Wales
05:205h00
Bristol
10:20Chester
£371One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Bristol to Chester

distanceDistance120 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 6 min
priceAverage train ticket price£50 (€56)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersTransport for Wales or CrossCountry

Trains from Bristol to Chester cover the 120 miles long route taking on average 3 h 6 min with our travel partners like Transport for Wales or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £31, but the average price of train tickets is £50. Travellers depart most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Chester.

Train providers: Transport for Wales and CrossCountry trains Bristol to Chester

Transport for Wales and CrossCountry trains will get you to Chester from Bristol from £52. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains to Chester from Bristol. They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

Bristol to Chester train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 3 min
  • Cheapest Price: £197
  • CrossCountry frequency: 12 a day

FAQs: Bristol to Chester train

FAQs: Travel by train from Bristol 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 Bristol to Chester.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Bristol to Chester can start from as little as £31 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Bristol to Chester is £50; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Bristol to Chester train travel time is 3 h 6 min   for the 120 mile long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Bristol to Chester leaves at 05: 20. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Bristol to Chester leaves at 18: 28.
There are 12 trains a day from Bristol to Chester which require at least one change with Transport for Wales or CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
When taking a train from Bristol to Chester, you can count on Transport for Wales or CrossCountry for the best way to get you to Chester. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Bristol to Chester and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 18: 28.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads, which is located around 1.9 miles (3 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 trip to Chester from Bristol is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 6 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Bristol to Chester is April.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Chester from Bristol including taking a train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Bristol and Chester

Bristol
Chester
The major railway station for departures from Bristol is Bristol Temple Meads. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Bristol Temple Meads for your trip to Chester from Bristol.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 06: 45 - 21: 30
Public transport options for Bristol Temple Meads
Bus lines: A1, 1, 2, 8, 39/349/X39, 70, 73, 178, 376
Train lines: CrossCountry, Great Western Main Line, Severn Beach Line
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Station front. Alternative: the lower approach road, outside the front of Bristol & Exeter House
Bristol, Airport
Bristol, Napier Road

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