There are 5 ways to get from Chester to London by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Chester to London Euston

$100 - $170

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Bus  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Chester to London Marble Arch National Express

$18 - $24

3 alternative options

Train via Tile Hill  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Chester to Birmingham International
  2. Take the train from Tile Hill to London Euston

$80 - $115

Drive  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Chester to London 194.2 miles

$40 - $60

Train, fly  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Chester to Crewe
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Heathrow (LHR) MAN - LHR

$109 - $327

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chester and arriving at London Marble Arch. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chester and arriving at London Euston. Services depart every two hours. The journey takes approximately 2 h 1 min.

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The distance between Chester and London is 166 miles. The road distance is 194.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Chester to London without a car is to train which takes 2 h 1 min and costs .

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The train from Chester to London Euston takes 2 h 1 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Chester to London bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Chester station.

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Chester to London train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Chester station.

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The best way to get from Chester to London is to train which takes 2 h 1 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Chester to London bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Marble Arch station.

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Map of how to get from Chester to London.
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  • Distance: 165.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 1 min

What companies run services between Chester, England and London, England?

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Chester to London every 2 hours. Tickets cost $100 - $170 and the journey takes 2 h 1 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Chester to London once daily. Tickets cost $18 - $24 and the journey takes 5 h.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Chester to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $170
Train from Chester to Crewe
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $26
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Chester to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
First Anytime Day Single
$60 - $90
Train from Chester to Crewe
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
First Anytime Day Single
$13 - $20
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Chester to London Marble Arch
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Chester to London train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at London Euston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chester to London is 194 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 27 min to drive from Chester to London.

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British Airways offers flights from Manchester Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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