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Travel Information to Chester from Birmingham

distanceDistance64 miles (103 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£3 - £22
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £3 • 2 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • £22 • 1 h 56 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or West Midlands Railway

Travel 64 miles (103 km) by coach or train to Chester from Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 56 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £3. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or West Midlands Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Birmingham to Chester.

Travel Tips: Travel from Birmingham to Chester

Travel 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 Birmingham to Chester.

How do I travel to Chester from Birmingham?

There are 2 ways to travel from Birmingham to Chester including taking a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Birmingham to Chester?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Chester. Tickets for a coach cost on average £3.

This is compared to other travel options to Chester:

A coach is generally £19 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £22 from Birmingham to Chester.

What is the fastest way to Chester from Birmingham?

The quickest way to travel between Birmingham and Chester is by train, which takes on average 1 h 56 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 2 h   on average.

What is the distance from Birmingham to Chester?

The Birmingham to Chester distance is approximately 64 miles (103 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Birmingham to Chester?

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Chester is:

  • 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Birmingham to Chester as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Birmingham and in Chester?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Birmingham to Chester:

  • Most travellers board their coach from Birmingham, Coach Station and arrive in Chester, Gorse Stacks (Bus Interchange).
  • Most travellers take a train from Birmingham New Street to Chester.

Which travel operators can get me from Birmingham to Chester?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Birmingham to Chester:

  • You can travel by coach to Chester from Birmingham with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Birmingham to Chester tickets for £3 on Omio.
  • You can travel by train to Chester from Birmingham with West Midlands Railway, and you can find West Midlands Railway Birmingham to Chester tickets for £22 on Omio.

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Birmingham and Chester ends?

Many of our customers travelling from Birmingham to Chester don't make Chester their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Manchester or Liverpool, either of which you could add to your Birmingham and Chester trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Chester to any of these top destinations today!

How far in advance should I buy my Birmingham to Chester ticket online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Birmingham to Chester, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is on average £3 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is £22 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Birmingham to Chester tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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