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Duration 4h 42m
Distance 126.1 miles
Average price £98
Frequency 15/day

Trip overview

The average train between Merthyr Tydfil and Chester takes 4h 42m and the fastest train takes 4h 1m. There is a train service every few hours from Merthyr Tydfil 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

  1. Merthyr Tydfil
  2. Cardiff Central
  3. Shrewsbury
  4. Chester
5h 4m
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£75 - £115

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No, there is no direct train from Merthyr Tydfil to Chester. However, there are services departing from Merthyr Tydfil and arriving at Chester via Cardiff Central and Shrewsbury. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 4m.

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The distance between Merthyr Tydfil and Chester is 102 miles. The road distance is 126.1 miles.

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

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Merthyr Tydfil to Chester train services, operated by Transport for Wales, 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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What companies run services between Merthyr Tydfil and Chester?

You can take a train from Merthyr Tydfil to Chester via Cardiff Central and Shrewsbury in around 5h 4m.
Train operators
Transport for Wales
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £25
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Merthyr Tydfil to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £25
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Cardiff Central to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £65
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Shrewsbury to Chester
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £25
Website
tfw.wales

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