Trains from

London to Chester

  1. on time
    London Euston
    23:30
    London Euston
    01:56
    Wolverhampton
    Platform 1 estimated
    05:48
    Wolverhampton
    Platform 1 estimated
    06:43
    Chester
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Chester
    Platform 3 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  2. London Euston
    06:36
    London Euston
    08:11
    Crewe
    Platform 5 estimated
    08:23
    Crewe
    Platform 9 estimated
    08:46
    Chester
    Platform 1 estimated
    Chester
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  3. London Euston
    Chester
    Platform 1 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  4. London Euston
    07:35
    London Euston
    09:10
    Crewe
    Platform 5 estimated
    09:23
    Crewe
    Platform 9 estimated
    09:46
    Chester
    Platform 1 estimated
    Chester
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  5. London Euston
    Chester
    Platform 3 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  6. London Euston
    08:40
    London Euston
    10:11
    Crewe
    Platform 5 estimated
    10:23
    Crewe
    Platform 9 estimated
    10:46
    Chester
    Platform 1 estimated
    Chester
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  7. London Euston
    Chester
    Platform 3 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  8. London Euston
    09:40
    London Euston
    11:10
    Crewe
    Platform 5 estimated
    11:23
    Crewe
    Platform 9 estimated
    11:46
    Chester
    Platform 1 estimated
    Chester
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  9. London Euston
    Chester
    Platform 1 estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  10. London Euston
    10:40
    London Euston
    12:10
    Crewe
    Platform 5 estimated
    12:23
    Crewe
    Platform 9 estimated
    12:46
    Chester
    Platform 1 estimated
    Chester
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak

Journey information from London to Chester

  • Train Fares from: £17
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct
  • Trains per day: Around 14
  • Distance: 165 miles (265 km)
  • Train operators: Virgin Trains
  • Origin: London
  • Destination: Chester
  • How long does it take to travel from London to Chester by train?

    The average journey time between London and Chester is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 14 trains per day travelling from London to Chester. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • Are there direct trains from London to Chester?

    Yes, it is possible to travel from London to Chester without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from London to Chester.

    Direct
  • What is the distance between London and Chester?

    The distance between London and Chester is 165 miles.

    Distance: 165 miles
  • What time is the first train from London to Chester?

    The first train from London to Chester departs at .

    What time is the last train from London to Chester?

    The last train from London to Chester departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.

    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

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How to find cheap train tickets from London to Chester

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