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Duration 3h 5m
Distance 215.3 miles
Average price £181
Frequency 12/day

Trip overview

The average train between Basildon and Chester takes 3h 5m and the fastest train takes 2h 54m. There is a train service every few hours from Basildon 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. Basildon
  2. London Euston
  3. Chester
3h 44m
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£74 - £243

Basildon to Chester train times

Trains run every two hours between Basildon and Chester. The earliest departure is at 07:08 in the morning, and the last departure from Basildon is at 17:08 which arrives into Chester at 20:08. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 5m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Basildon to Chester. However, there are services departing from Basildon and arriving at Chester via Bank station and London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 44m.

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The distance between Basildon and Chester is 181 miles. The road distance is 215.3 miles.

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Basildon to Chester train services, operated by c2c, depart from Basildon station.

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

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

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