Duration 6h 30m
Distance 222.1 miles
Average price £128
Frequency 14/day

Trip overview

The average train between Axminster and Chester takes 6h 30m and the fastest train takes 4h 57m. There is a train service every few hours from Axminster to Chester. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Axminster
  2. Exeter St Davids
  3. Birmingham New Street
  4. Chester
5h 54m
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£91 - £229

Axminster to Chester train times

Trains run hourly between Axminster and Chester. The earliest departure is at 12:03 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Axminster is at 23:20 which arrives into Chester at 10:46. All services require a transfer, and take on average 6h 30m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Axminster to Chester. However, there are services departing from Axminster and arriving at Chester via Exeter St Davids, Birmingham New Street and Crewe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 54m.

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The distance between Axminster and Chester is 167 miles. The road distance is 222.1 miles.

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Axminster to Chester train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Axminster station.

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Axminster to Chester train services, operated by West Midlands, arrive at Crewe station.

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