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Duration 1h 30m
Distance 42.1 miles
Average price £41
Frequency 11/day

Trip overview

The average train between Welshpool and Chester takes 1h 30m and the fastest train takes 1h 20m. The train service runs several times per day from Welshpool 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. Welshpool
  2. Shrewsbury
  3. Chester
1h 52m
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£33 - £48

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No, there is no direct train from Welshpool to Chester. However, there are services departing from Welshpool and arriving at Chester via Shrewsbury. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 52m.

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The distance between Welshpool and Chester is 38 miles. The road distance is 42.1 miles.

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

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Welshpool to Chester train services, operated by Transport for Wales, arrive at Chester station.

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There are 517+ hotels available in Chester. Prices start at £75 per night.

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You can take a train from Welshpool to Chester via Shrewsbury in around 1h 52m.
Train operators
Transport for Wales
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Welshpool to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£16 - £23
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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