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Duration 3h 35m
Distance 128.8 miles
Average price £95
Frequency 16/day

Trip overview

The average train between Gloucester and Chester takes 3h 35m and the fastest train takes 2h 33m. There is a train service every few hours from Gloucester 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. Gloucester
  2. Birmingham New Street
  3. Chester
3h 3m
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£42 - £285

Gloucester to Chester train times

Trains run hourly between Gloucester and Chester. The earliest departure is at 07:02 in the morning, and the last departure from Gloucester is at 21:48 which arrives into Chester at 10:30. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 35m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Gloucester to Chester? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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No, there is no direct train from Gloucester to Chester. However, there are services departing from Gloucester and arriving at Chester via Birmingham New Street and Crewe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 3m.

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The distance between Gloucester and Chester is 96 miles. The road distance is 128.8 miles.

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

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

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

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What companies run services between Gloucester and Chester?

You can take a train from Gloucester to Chester via Birmingham New Street and Crewe in around 3h 3m.
Train operators
CrossCountry
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £120
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Gloucester to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£35 - £45
Anytime Day 1st Class
£85 - £120
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£35 - £130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£35 - £45
Anytime Day 1st Class
£90 - £130

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