Duration 4h 6m
Distance 144.8 miles
Average price £110
Frequency 8/day

Trip overview

The average train between Chester and Swansea takes 4h 6m and the fastest train takes 3h 40m. The train service runs several times per day from Chester to Swansea. 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 Cardiff

  1. Chester
  2. Cardiff Central
  3. Swansea
3h 50m
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£87 - £142

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chester and arriving at Swansea. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 3h 54m.

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The distance between Chester and Swansea is 118 miles. The road distance is 144.8 miles.

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Chester to Swansea train services, operated by Transport for Wales, depart from Chester station.

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Chester to Swansea train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Swansea station.

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You can take a train from Chester to Swansea via Cardiff Central in around 3h 50m.
Train operators
Transport for Wales
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£65 - £100
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Chester to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£65 - £100
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Cardiff Central to Swansea
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£26 - £40
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Chester to Swansea
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£85 - £130
Website
tfw.wales

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