Directions from Cheltenham to Chester

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Recommended option

Train via Crewe  •  2 h 33 min

$68 - $143

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 10 min

  1. National Express
  2. National Express

$18 - $27

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 36 min

$73 - $142

Drive  •  2 h 15 min

  1. 124.5 miles

$26 - $40

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

You can take a train from Cheltenham to Chester via Birmingham New Street and Crewe in around 2 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cheltenham to Chester via Birmingham in around 4 h 10 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$27 - $40
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from Birmingham New Street to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $85
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cheltenham to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cheltenham and Chester is 154 km. The road distance is 199 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cheltenham to Chester is to bus which costs £13 - £20 and takes 4 h 10 min.

The quickest way to get from Cheltenham to Chester is to drive which takes 2 h 15 min and costs £20 - £29.

No, there is no direct train from Cheltenham to Chester. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham Spa and arriving at Chester via Birmingham New Street and Crewe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 33 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Cheltenham to Chester. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham and arriving at Chester via Birmingham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 10 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 33 min to get from Cheltenham to Chester, including transfers.