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Duration 3h 32m
Distance 211 miles
Average price £170
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average train between Guildford and Chester takes 3h 32m and the fastest train takes 2h 49m. The train service runs several times per day from Guildford 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. Guildford
  2. London Euston
  3. Chester
3h 49m
Bookable on Rome2rio
£81 - £259

Guildford to Chester train times

Trains run twice daily between Guildford and Chester. The earliest departure is at 07:04 in the morning, and the last departure from Guildford is at 17:19 which arrives into Chester at 20:08. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 32m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Departing Saturday, December 5, 2020

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No, there is no direct train from Guildford to Chester. However, there are services departing from Guildford and arriving at Chester via Waterloo station and London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 49m.

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The distance between Guildford and Chester is 168 miles. The road distance is 211 miles.

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Guildford to Chester train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Guildford station.

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

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