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Duration 9h 56m
Distance 606 miles
Average price £460
Frequency 3/day

Trip overview

The average train between Basel and Chester takes 9h 56m and the fastest train takes 8h 47m. The train service runs several times per day from Basel 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. Basel Sbb
  2. Strasbourg
  3. Paris Nord
  4. London Euston
  5. Chester
10h 25m
£251 - £721

Basel to Chester train times

Trains run three times a day between Basel and Chester. The service departs Basel at 10:21 in the morning, which arrives into Chester at 19:18. All services require a transfer, and take on average 9h 56m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Basel to Chester. However, there are services departing from Basel Sbb and arriving at Chester via Strasbourg, Paris Nord and London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 25m.

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The distance between Basel and Chester is 606 miles.

Basel to Chester train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Basel Sbb station.

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Basel to Chester train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Chester station.

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Chester is 1h behind Basel. It is currently 11:46 AM in Basel and 10:46 AM in Chester.

There are 947+ hotels available in Chester. Prices start at £75 per night.

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