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from Chester to Birmingham

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Travel Information from Chester to Birmingham

distanceDistance64 miles (103 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£6 - £33
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £6 • 1 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeCoach • £6 • 1 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Arriva Trains Wales

Travel 64 miles (103 km) by coach or train from Chester to Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a coach is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £6. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or Arriva Trains Wales among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Chester to Birmingham.

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FAQs
What are my Chester to Birmingham travel options?

There are 2 ways to get from Chester to Birmingham: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Chester to Birmingham?

The cheapest way from Chester to Birmingham is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £6 compared to other travel options to Birmingham:

A coach is about £27 less than a train, which costs on average £33 for this trip.

What is the fastest way to Birmingham from Chester?

The quickest way to travel between Chester and Birmingham is by coach, which takes on average 1 h 55 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Birmingham by train can take on average 2 h 2 min.

How many miles from Chester to Birmingham would I travel?

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

How many services a day are there to Birmingham from Chester?

The average frequency per day from Chester to Birmingham is:

  • 16 trains a day.

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

When going from Chester to Birmingham, where do I depart from Chester and where do I arrive in Birmingham?

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

  • Most travellers who book a coach ticket from Chester to Birmingham depart from Chester, Gorse Stacks (Bus Interchange) to Birmingham, Coach Station.
  • Most travellers board their train from Chester and arrive in Birmingham New Street.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Chester to Birmingham?

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

  • You can go to Birmingham from Chester by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £6 with Flixbus from Chester to Birmingham on Omio.
  • You can go to Birmingham from Chester by train with Arriva Trains Wales. You'll see cheap train tickets for £33 with Arriva Trains Wales from Chester to Birmingham on Omio.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Chester to Birmingham?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Chester to Birmingham often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Glasgow. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Chester and Birmingham itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Birmingham and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy Chester to Birmingham tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip to Birmingham from Chester, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing £6 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing £33 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Chester and Birmingham online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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