Trains from London to Chester

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The cheapest trains

from London
to Chester

Showing times and prices for Aug 26

Cheapest

£49

Average

£50

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

The average ticket from London to Chester will cost around £ 50 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 49.

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08:23London Euston2h2310:46Chester
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£491One-way
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10:30London Euston2h1612:46Chester
1 change
£491One-way
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09:30London Euston2h1611:46Chester
1 change
£511One-way
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11:29London Euston2h1713:46Chester
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£511One-way

Train Times

London to Chester

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08:23London Euston2h2310:46Chester
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09:30London Euston2h1611:46Chester
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10:30London Euston2h1612:46Chester
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11:29London Euston2h1713:46Chester
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Mon
Aug 26
£49Virgin Trains
£24National Express
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Tue
Aug 27
£98Virgin Trains
£24National Express
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Wed
Aug 28
£91Virgin Trains
£19National Express
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Thu
Aug 29
£91Virgin Trains
£19National Express
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Fri
Aug 30
£45Virgin Trains
£19National Express
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Sat
Aug 31
£33Virgin Trains
£19National Express
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Sun
Sep 1
£39Virgin Trains
£19National Express
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Mon
Sep 2
£78Virgin Trains
£19National Express
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Tue
Sep 3
£49Virgin Trains
£19National Express
£81British Airways
Wed
Sep 4
£77Virgin Trains
£19National Express
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Thu
Sep 5
£77Virgin Trains
£19National Express
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Fri
Sep 6
£39Virgin Trains
£19National Express
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Sat
Sep 7
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£19National Express
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Sun
Sep 8
£36Virgin Trains
£19National Express
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Mon
Sep 9
£78Virgin Trains
£19National Express
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Tue
Sep 10
£77Virgin Trains
£19National Express
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Wed
Sep 11
£50Virgin Trains
£19National Express
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Thu
Sep 12
£78Virgin Trains
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Fri
Sep 13
£39Virgin Trains
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Sat
Sep 14
£27Virgin Trains
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The fastest trains

from London
to Chester

Showing times and prices for Aug 26

Fastest Journey

2h 16m

Average

2h 18m

Trains per day

4

Distance

265 km

It's difficult to get from London to Chester without changing at least 1 times.

Fastest
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10:30London Euston2h1612:46Chester
1 change
£491One-way
Fastest
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09:30London Euston2h1611:46Chester
1 change
£511One-way
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11:29London Euston2h1713:46Chester
1 change
£511One-way
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08:23London Euston2h2310:46Chester
1 change
£491One-way

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Journey Summary

London to Chester Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
2 hours 11 minutes
Train Ticket Price: £64
Trains depart from:London
Trains arrive in:Chester
Distance:265 km
TrainTrain Companies:Virgin Trains

Trains from London to Chester

Travelling by train between London and Chester is a relaxing and speedy way to accomplish this 190 mile trip. Services operate every 30 minutes or so in the daytime, while overnight passengers will arrive in Chester early the next morning. The quickest train journeys from London to the ancient Roman town of Chester are direct and take just under two hours.

Which train companies travel from London to Chester?

Virgin Trains operate most services from London to Chester, and most are direct. West Midlands Railway provides the sleeper service, though the journey requires two changes and takes approximately 7 hours. Chiltern Railways also operate sleeper trains at weekends from London Marylebone Station.

How long is the train from London to Chester?

The quickest services from London to Chester take 1 hour 58 minutes, while the slowest journey is via the sleeper service which takes around 7 hours on weekdays and up to 12 hours at weekends. Even journeys requiring one change can arrive in about 2 hours 6 minutes. Weekend travel takes longer and there are fewer scheduled services.

How many trains are there from London to Chester?

Trains run frequently from London to Chester, with more than 30 regular services approximately every 30 minutes during peak travel hours on weekdays.  The last train of the day departs from London Euston at 11:30 p.m. There are around 18 scheduled trains from London to Chester at weekends, and services roughly every hour from around 6:30 a.m.

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

Departure train station: Most trains to Chester depart from London Euston railway station, one of the UK's busiest transport hubs. The Chiltern Railways weekend sleeper service leaves from Marylebone Station. London Euston is well connected to all the major public transport networks and is one of the underground stops on the Northern and the Victoria line. The station has a variety of shops, bars and restaurants. Marylebone Station has direct access from the Bakerloo Underground stop. The station offers all required amenities, including free public WiFi, refreshment facilities, shops, and baby changing.

Arrival train station: Chester Railway Station is situated on City Road in the town centre. Passengers can transfer using regular PlusBus services or by taxi. There is a car park at the rail station, along with bicycle parking, if required. It has a variety of shops, along with a coffee shop and bar. It also offers a number of passenger facilities, including ATMs, payphones, trolleys, and waiting rooms.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
London
TrainLondon Bridge

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TrainLondon Charing Cross

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TrainLondon Euston

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TrainLondon Fenchurch Street

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TrainLondon Kings Cross

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Victoria, Circle
Bus lines 91, 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 63, 73, 205, 214
TrainLondon Liverpool Street

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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
TrainLondon Paddington

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Bakerloo, Circle, District
Bus lines 7, 15, 18, 23, 27, 36, 46, 105, 436
TrainLondon St Pancras

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TrainLondon Victoria

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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
Metro lines Circle, District, Victoria
Bus lines 22, 211, 239, C1, N11
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
TrainLondon Waterloo East

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Refreshments
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Bakerloo, Northern, Jubilee, Waterloo, City
Bus lines 1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 76, 77, 100, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176

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