Duration 2h 43m
Distance 124.2 miles
Average price £140
Frequency 18/day

Trip overview

The average train between Chester and Cheltenham takes 2h 43m and the fastest train takes 2h 13m. There is a train service every few hours from Chester to Cheltenham. 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. Crewe
  2. Birmingham New Street
  3. Cheltenham
2h 29m
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£54 - £281

Chester to Cheltenham train times

Trains run hourly between Chester and Cheltenham. The service departs Chester at 21:35 at night, which arrives into Cheltenham at 06:01. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2h 43m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Chester to Cheltenham. However, there are services departing from Chester and arriving at Cheltenham Spa via Crewe and Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 29m.

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The distance between Chester and Cheltenham is 96 miles. The road distance is 124.2 miles.

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Chester to Cheltenham train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Crewe station.

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Chester to Cheltenham train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Cheltenham Spa station.

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You can take a train from Chester to Cheltenham via Crewe and Birmingham New Street in around 2h 29m.
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