Chester to Birmingham train

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Cheap train tickets from Chester to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 26 Jun

Cheapest

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

Avanti West Coast
07:321h34
Chester
09:06Birmingham
£91One-way
0 changes
Transport for Wales
05:331h59
Chester
07:32Birmingham
£121One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:321h34
Chester
10:06Birmingham
£151One-way
0 changes
Transport for Wales
09:302h02
Chester
11:32Birmingham
£181One-way
0 changes
Transport for Wales
08:202h12
Chester
10:32Birmingham
£201One-way
0 changes

Train timetableChester to Birmingham

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, 26 June
Transport for Wales
05:331h59
Chester
07:32Birmingham
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
07:321h34
Chester
09:06Birmingham
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:321h34
Chester
10:06Birmingham
0 changes
Transport for Wales
15:361h56
Chester
17:32Birmingham
0 changes
Transport for Wales
08:202h12
Chester
10:32Birmingham
0 changes

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Train times from Chester to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 26 Jun

Fastest Journey

1 h 34 m

Average

1 h 53 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

103 km

Of the 7 trains that leave Chester for Birmingham every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
07:321h34
Chester
09:06Birmingham
£91One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:321h34
Chester
10:06Birmingham
£151One-way
0 changes
Transport for Wales
15:361h56
Chester
17:32Birmingham
£261One-way
0 changes
West Midlands Railway
15:551h58
Chester
17:53Birmingham
£361One-way
0 changes
Transport for Wales
05:331h59
Chester
07:32Birmingham
£121One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Chester to Birmingham

distanceDistance64 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 24 min
priceAverage train ticket price£33 (€37)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersTransport for Wales, West Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains or CrossCountry

Trains from Chester to Birmingham cover the 64 miles long journey taking on average 1 h 24 min with our travel partners like Transport for Wales, West Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £13, but the average price of train tickets is £33. Travellers depart most frequently from Chester and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Train providers: Transport for Wales, West Midlands Trains and Virgin Trains trains Chester to Birmingham

Buy your official Transport for Wales, West Midlands Trains and Virgin Trains train tickets to Birmingham from Chester from £13 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient trip.

Transport for Wales is a public transport provider in Wales, UK. It operates a comprehensive network of trains, buses and ferries across the country. The trains are modern and comfortable, with a range of different types including InterCity Express Trains, Regional Trains, and Metro Trains. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. There are a variety of ticket types available, including single and return tickets, season tickets, and group tickets. The most popular routes include Cardiff to Swansea, Cardiff to Newport, and Cardiff to Manchester.

Transport for Wales from Chester to Birmingham train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 54 min
  • Cheapest Price: £13

FAQs: Chester to Birmingham train

FAQs: Travel by train from Chester to Birmingham 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 Chester to Birmingham.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Chester to Birmingham can start from as little as £13 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Chester to Birmingham is £33; 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 Chester to Birmingham is 1 h 24 min   to travel the 64 mile long route, with around there are 6 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Chester to Birmingham leaves at 05: 33. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Chester to Birmingham leaves at 16: 23.
Yes, there are 2 direct trains a day from Chester to Birmingham with Virgin Trains. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
For the trip from Chester to Birmingham you can take a train with Transport for Wales, West Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains or CrossCountry. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Chester to Birmingham on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

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

A day trip to Birmingham from Chester is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 24 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Chester to Birmingham is April.
You have options as you can travel to Birmingham from Chester 2 different ways: train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Chester and Birmingham

Chester
Birmingham
Chester is the most popular Chester railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Chester for your journey to Birmingham.
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
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AccessibilityAccessibility
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Phone Number
+44 3450507080
Public transport options for Chester
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At the bus stop outside the station front

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