Chester to Bristol by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Chester to Bristol by train
Fast trains from Chester to Bristol take around 2 hours and 55 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 189 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Chester and Bristol.
1. Are there direct trains from Chester to Bristol?
Journeys between Chester and Bristol usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 35 departures on the route from Chester to Bristol every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.
2. How long is the train journey from Chester to Bristol?
The Chester to Bristol train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 55 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Chester to Bristol train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Bristol is usually scheduled to depart Chester around 04:22 and the last train is around 22:32.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Chester around 04:22, and the last at 22:30.
What's the Chester to Bristol train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Chester to Bristol are $24.79.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $36 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $45. 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 Chester to Bristol 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 Chester to Bristol by train.
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Which train companies operate between Chester and Bristol?
More than one train company operates on the route from Chester to Bristol, 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.
Bristol to Chester by train