Bristol to Chester by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Bristol to Chester by train
Fast trains from Bristol to Chester take around 2 hours and 49 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 189 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bristol and Chester.
1. Are there direct trains from Bristol to Chester?
Journeys between Bristol and Chester usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 44 departures on the route from Bristol to Chester every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 48 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Bristol to Chester?
The Bristol to Chester train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 49 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Bristol to Chester train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Chester is usually scheduled to depart Bristol around 06:27 and the last train is around 22:00.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bristol around 06:15, and the last at 23:34.
What's the Bristol to Chester train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Bristol to Chester are $40.57.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $40 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $63. 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 Bristol 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 Bristol to Chester by train.
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Which train companies operate between Bristol and Chester?
More than one train company operates on the route from Bristol to Chester, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- First Great Western
- Great Western Railway
- London Midland
- Transport For Wales
- Virgin Trains
- West Midlands Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
Chester to Bristol by train