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London Euston to Chester by train

It takes an average of 2h 8m to travel from London Euston to Chester by train, over a distance of around 163 miles (263 km). There are normally 15 trains per day travelling from London Euston to Chester and tickets for this journey start from £13.80 when you book in advance.

First train

08:02

Last train

20:02

Departure station

London Euston

Arrival station

Chester

Journey time

From 2h 2m

Distance

163 miles (263 km)

Frequency

15 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From £13.80

Train operators

Avanti West Coast

Travelling by train from London to Chester

Looking to travel from London to Chester by train? You've come to the right place!

The train from London to Chester usually takes around 2h 3m but can take just 1h 57m on the fastest services, with around 15 trains running on this popular route every day. As soon as you board the train, you'll be able to make yourself comfortable and enjoy the journey as there are direct services available.

You'll be travelling with Avanti West Coast on this route. All Avanti trains come with free WiFi, power sockets, and luggage racks, as well as a bar carriage where you can buy snacks and drinks throughout your journey. If you fancy treating yourself to First Class travel during your journey, you'll enjoy wider more comfortable seating, a complimentary meal, and solo seating options.

Want to save money? Why not travel Off-Peak – tickets are usually cheaper during quieter times on weekdays and weekends. You can also get a Railcard and save up to 1/3 on eligible journeys for a whole year. Use our Journey Planner to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.

Ready to book? Start your search for train tickets from London to Chester with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our timetable where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from London Euston to Chester? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from London Euston to Chester take?

The average journey time by train between London Euston and Chester is 2 hours and 8 minutes, with around 15 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between London Euston and Chester by train?

The fastest journey time by train from London Euston to Chester is 2 hours and 2 minutes.

How much does the train from London Euston to Chester cost?

Train ticket prices from London Euston to Chester can start from as little as £13.80 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from London Euston to Chester?

Yes, it is possible to travel from London Euston to Chester without having to change trains. There are 15 direct trains from London Euston to Chester each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from London Euston to Chester leave?

The first train from London Euston to Chester leaves at 08:02. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from London Euston to Chester leave?

The last train from London Euston to Chester leaves at 20:02. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between London Euston and Chester by train?

Trains travelling from London Euston to Chester cover a distance of around 163 miles (263 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Chester to London Euston.

Cheap train tickets from London Euston to Chester

Train tickets from London Euston to Chester start at £13.80 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets.

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Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for London Euston to Chester is right for you.

Use your Railcard

National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.

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For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.
† Average savings on advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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