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

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Train via Crewe  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Worcester Shrub Hill
  3. Take the train from Worcester Shrub Hill to Moreton-in-Marsh

$55 - $128

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Bus  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Chester to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  2. Take the bus from Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station to Stratford-upon-Avon, Mop Stop X50
  3. Take the bus from Stratford-upon-Avon, British Home Stores to Moreton-in-Marsh, Railway Station 1 / ...

$31 - $35

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Train  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Chester to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Worcester Foregate Street
  3. Take the train from Worcester Foregate Street to Moreton-in-Marsh

$60 - $124

Bus, line 436 bus, line 125 bus, line 303 bus, train  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Chester, Foregate Street Stop DD (McDonalds) to Whitchurch, Bus Station (Tesco) 41 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Whitchurch, Bus Station (Tesco) to Shrewsbury, Bus Station (Stand K) 511
  3. Take the line 436 bus from Shrewsbury, Bus Station (Stand P) to High Town, Sainsbury's 436
  4. Take the line 125 bus from High Town, Sainsbury's to Kidderminster, Railway Station (Rail Stations) 125
  5. Take the line 303 bus from Kidderminster, Rail Stations Forecourt to Worcester, Foregate Street Station (Railway Station) 303
  6. Take the train from Worcester Foregate Street to Moreton-in-Marsh

$41 - $56

Drive  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Chester to Cotswolds 127.9 miles

$27 - $40

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Chester to Cotswolds station. However, there are services departing from Chester and arriving at Moreton-in-Marsh, Railway Station via Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station and Stratford-upon-Avon, British Home Stores. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Chester to Cotswolds. However, there are services departing from Chester and arriving at Moreton-in-Marsh via Crewe, Birmingham New Street and Worcester Shrub Hill. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 51 min.

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The distance between Chester and Cotswolds is 97 miles. The road distance is 127.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Chester to Cotswolds without a car is to train which takes 4 h 51 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to get from Chester to Cotswolds, including transfers.

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

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Chester to Cotswolds train services, operated by West Midlands, depart from Crewe station.

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The best way to get from Chester to Cotswolds is to train which takes 4 h 51 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 55 min.

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Chester to Cotswolds bus services, operated by Johnson's Excelbus, arrive at Moreton-in-Marsh, Railway Station.

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Chester to Cotswolds train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Moreton-in-Marsh station.

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Map of how to get from Chester to Cotswolds.
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  • Distance: 96.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 51 min

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

You can take a train from Chester to Cotswolds via Crewe, Birmingham New Street, Worcester Shrub Hill, and Moreton-in-Marsh in around 4 h 51 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chester to Cotswolds via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station, Stratford-upon-Avon, Mop Stop, Stratford-upon-Avon, British Home Stores, and Moreton-in-Marsh, Railway Station in around 6 h 55 min.

Train operators
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $29
Train from Birmingham New Street to Worcester Shrub Hill
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Train from Birmingham New Street to Worcester Foregate Street
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Train from Chester to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $85
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Worcester Shrub Hill to Moreton-in-Marsh
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $28
Train from Worcester Foregate Street to Moreton-in-Marsh
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $29
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $29
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Chester to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$55 - $80
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 Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Johnson's Excelbus
Phone
01564 797 070
Email
businfo@johnsonscoaches.co.uk
Website
johnsonscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station to Stratford-upon-Avon, Mop Stop
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
johnsonscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Stratford-upon-Avon, British Home Stores to Moreton-in-Marsh, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
johnsonscoaches.co.uk
Aintree Coachline
Phone
0151 526 7405
Email
info@aintreecoachline.com
Website
aintreecoachline.com
Bus from Chester, Foregate Street Stop DD (McDonalds) to Whitchurch, Bus Station (Tesco)
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
Aintree Coachline
Arriva Midlands
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Whitchurch, Bus Station (Tesco) to Shrewsbury, Bus Station (Stand K)
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Shrewsbury, Bus Station (Stand P) to High Town, Sainsbury's
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Diamond
Phone
0121 322 2222
Email
comments@diamondbuses.com
Website
diamondbuses.com
Bus from High Town, Sainsbury's to Kidderminster, Railway Station (Rail Stations)
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
diamondbuses.com
Bus from Kidderminster, Rail Stations Forecourt to Worcester, Foregate Street Station (Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
diamondbuses.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Chester to Cotswolds is 128 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 20 min to drive from Chester to Cotswolds.

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