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Duration 6h 14m
Distance 222 miles
Average price £231
Frequency 3/day

Trip overview

The average train between Axminster and Chester takes 6h 14m and the fastest train takes 4h 54m. The train service runs several times per day 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 32m
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£114 - £409

Axminster to Chester train times

Trains run three times a day between Axminster and Chester. The earliest departure is at 05:52 in the morning, and the last departure from Axminster is at 18:03 which arrives into Chester at 08:52. All services require a transfer, and take on average 6h 14m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Departing Saturday, December 5, 2020

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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 32m.

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The distance between Axminster and Chester is 167 miles. The road distance is 222 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 Avanti West Coast, arrive at Crewe station.

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