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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It's difficult to get from London to Chester without changing at least 1 times.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
2 hours 11 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||£64|
|Trains depart from:||London|
|Trains arrive in:||Chester|
|Train Companies:||Virgin Trains|
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.