Oxford to Chester by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    06:38
  • Last train
    22:30
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 34m

Travelling from Oxford to Chester by train

Fast trains from Oxford to Chester take around 2 hours and 34 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 194 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Oxford and Chester.

Are there direct trains from Oxford to Chester?

Journeys between Oxford and Chester usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 28 departures on the route from Oxford to Chester every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 26 departures.

How long is the train journey from Oxford to Chester?

The Oxford to Chester train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 34 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Oxford to Chester train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Chester is usually scheduled to depart Oxford around 06:38 and the last train is around 23:06. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Oxford around 06:39, and the last at 22:17.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Oxford 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 Oxford to Chester by train.

Which train companies operate between Oxford and Chester?

More than one train company operates on the route from Oxford to Chester, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Chiltern Railways
  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Midland
  • London Underground
  • Merseyrail
  • 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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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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