Chester to Edinburgh train

Cheap train tickets from Chester to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 14 Aug

Cheapest

£93

Average

£94

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Transpennine Express
11:36Chester5h01 16:37Edinburgh
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£931One-way
Avanti West Coast
17:36Chester3h52 21:28Edinburgh
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£931One-way
Avanti West Coast
09:57Chester5h23 15:20Edinburgh
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£931One-way
Transpennine Express
07:41Chester5h02 12:43Edinburgh
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£941One-way
Avanti West Coast
09:38Chester3h43 13:21Edinburgh
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£951One-way

Train schedule Chester to Edinburgh

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 14 August
Transpennine Express
07:41Chester5h02 12:43Edinburgh
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Avanti West Coast
09:38Chester3h43 13:21Edinburgh
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Avanti West Coast
09:57Chester5h23 15:20Edinburgh
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Transpennine Express
11:36Chester5h01 16:37Edinburgh
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Avanti West Coast
17:36Chester3h52 21:28Edinburgh
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Fastest train times from Chester to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 14 Aug

Fastest Journey

3 h 43 m

Average

4 h 36 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

308 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Chester for Edinburgh every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
09:38Chester3h43 13:21Edinburgh
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£951One-way
Avanti West Coast
17:36Chester3h52 21:28Edinburgh
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£931One-way
Transpennine Express
11:36Chester5h01 16:37Edinburgh
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£931One-way
Transpennine Express
07:41Chester5h02 12:43Edinburgh
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£941One-way
Avanti West Coast
09:57Chester5h23 15:20Edinburgh
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£931One-way

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Overview: Train from Chester to Edinburgh

distanceDistance190 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 26 min
priceAverage train ticket price£99 (€112)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersTranspennine Express or Avanti West Coast

Trains from Chester to Edinburgh cover the 190 miles long journey taking on average 3 h 26 min with our travel partners like Transpennine Express or Avanti West Coast. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £99, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £25. Travellers depart most frequently from Chester and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Travel Tips: Trains from Chester to Edinburgh

Travel by train to Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh.
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If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train between Chester and Edinburgh for as little as £25  in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket to Edinburgh from Chester is £99  one way.
The Chester to Edinburgh train distance is approximately 190 miles.
On average the train from Chester to Edinburgh duration is 3 h 26 min  for the 190 miles long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Chester   to Edinburgh Waverley.

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Chester and need to travel around 0.7 miles (1.1 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Edinburgh most often arrive at Edinburgh Waverley and need to travel around 0.4 miles (659 m) from this train station to the city centre.

For the best Chester to Edinburgh train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Transpennine Express or Avanti West Coast. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Chester and Edinburgh to compare what amenities they may offer.
The first Chester to Edinburgh train departs at 07: 23   and the last train from Chester to Edinburgh leaves at 17: 52. Check out the most up-to-date Chester to Edinburgh train schedule on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this trip and save money. If you buy train tickets to Edinburgh from Chester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £99 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Chester to Edinburgh a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Chester
Edinburgh
The major railway station for departures from Chester is Chester. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Chester for your trip between Chester and Edinburgh.
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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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