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Duration 3h 9m
Distance 127.8 miles
Average price £140
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Banbury and Chester takes 3h 9m and the fastest train takes 2h 23m. There is an hourly train service from Banbury 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.

Train via Crewe

  1. Banbury
  2. Birmingham New Street
  3. Chester
2h 58m
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£60 - £282

Banbury to Chester train times

Trains run hourly between Banbury and Chester. The earliest departure is at 06:57 in the morning, and the last departure from Banbury is at 22:28 which arrives into Chester at 10:30. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 9m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Banbury to Chester. However, there are services departing from Banbury and arriving at Chester via Birmingham New Street and Crewe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 58m.

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The distance between Banbury and Chester is 102 miles. The road distance is 127.8 miles.

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Banbury to Chester train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Banbury station.

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Banbury to Chester train services, operated by London Northwestern Railway, arrive at Crewe station.

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There are 949+ hotels available in Chester. Prices start at £75 per night.

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What companies run services between Banbury and Chester?

You can take a train from Banbury to Chester via Birmingham New Street and Crewe in around 2h 58m.
Train operators
CrossCountry
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £120
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Banbury to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£85 - £120
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£35 - £130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£35 - £45
Anytime Day 1st Class
£90 - £130

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