Birmingham to Chester by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Birmingham to Chester by train
Fast trains from Birmingham to Chester take around 1 hour and 13 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 104 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Birmingham and Chester.
1. Are there direct trains from Birmingham to Chester?
Direct trains from Birmingham to Chester have been found.
We usually find around 10 direct trains on the route from Birmingham to Chester every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 8 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Birmingham to Chester?
The Birmingham to Chester train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 13 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Birmingham to Chester train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Chester is usually scheduled to depart Birmingham around 05:30 and the last train is around 22:55.
This is the same at the weekend.
What's the Birmingham to Chester train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Birmingham to Chester are $13.74.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $13 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $25. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Birmingham to Chester train tickets?
Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance.
If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Birmingham to Chester by train.
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Which train companies operate between Birmingham and Chester?
More than one train company operates on the route from Birmingham to Chester, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- Transport For Wales
- Virgin Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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