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£74Avanti West Coast
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25 Jun
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26 Jun
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27 Jun
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28 Jun
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29 Jun
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Journey Summary

London to Chester Train Information

Avg. Train Duration
3 hours 38 minutes
Train Ticket Price: £73
Trains depart from:London
Trains arrive in:Chester
Distance:265 km
Train Companies:Avanti West Coast, West Midlands Railway

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.

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Trains from London to Chester
Travel by train 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 London to Chester.
FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest train from London to Chester?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between London and Chester for as low as £74  for the next 7 days.
How much does the train from London to Chester cost on average?
If you’re looking to book tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that London to Chester train prices are on average £74  one way.
What is the distance by train from London to Chester?
The London to Chester train distance is approximately 164 miles (265 km).
How long does it take from London to Chester by train?
On average the train from London to Chester duration is 2 h 9 min  for the 164 miles (265 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
Which train station in London goes to Chester? Which train station do I come into Chester from London?

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from London Victoria   and arrive in Chester.

Where is the departure train station in London located? Where is the arrival train station in Chester located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, London Victoria, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of London. The most popular arrival train station in Chester, called Chester, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city centre.

Which train companies can take me to Chester from London?
Take the London to Chester train with Virgin Trains. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey between London and Chester as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
When is the earliest train from London to Chester? When is the last train from London to Chester?
If you prefer early morning trains from London to Chester, the first train leaves at 07: 35. If you prefer late night trains from London to Chester, the last train of the day leaves at 23: 35. Omio shows you the latest train from London to Chester times to help you book the best departure time for this route.
How early should I book London to Chester train tickets to get the best deals?
You can find a train from London to Chester to cost on average £74 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the London to Chester train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
London Bridge
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London Charing Cross
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London Euston
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London Fenchurch Street
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London Kings Cross
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WC

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.<br>Metro lines Victoria, Circle<br>Bus lines 91, 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 63, 73, 205, 214
London 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.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
London 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.<br>Metro lines Bakerloo, Circle, District<br>Bus lines 7, 15, 18, 23, 27, 36, 46, 105, 436
London St Pancras
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London Victoria
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Frequently Asked Questions

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.<br>Metro lines Circle, District, Victoria<br>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.
London Waterloo East
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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.<br>Metro lines Bakerloo, Northern, Jubilee, Waterloo, City<br>Bus lines 1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 76, 77, 100, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176