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

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Recommended option

Train via Crewe

  1. Take the train from Crewe to Nuneaton
  2. Take the train from Nuneaton to Peterborough

Cheapest option

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Chester Bus Interchange to Birmingham New Street Station
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Northampton
  3. Take the bus from Northampton Bus Interchange to Corby, George Street

3 alternative options

Train

  1. Take the train from Chester to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Peterborough

Train #2

  1. Take the train from Chester to Stockport
  2. Take the train from Stockport to Peterborough

Drive

  1. Drive from Chester to Oundle

Chester to Oundle by train and bus

The journey time between Chester and Oundle is around 5h 1m and covers a distance of around 167 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 41m. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 50m. Operated by Transport for Wales, Avanti West Coast, London Midland and others, the Chester to Oundle service departs from Chester and arrives in Oundle, Old Town Hall. Typically 85 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 20m
Layover time:
1h 41m
Total time:
5h 1m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 50m
Journey distance:
167 miles
Services per week:
85
Cheapest price:
£74
Carbon emissions:
15 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
04:55
Last service departs at:
20:54

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Chester to Oundle train and bus schedules

Departing Monday, September 20, 2021

Chester → Oundle
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Oundle is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Oundle is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Oundle is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

Last updated: 15 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chester to Oundle is to bus which costs £21 - £35 and takes 8h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Chester to Oundle is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 2h 38m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chester to Oundle. However, there are services departing from Chester Bus Interchange and arriving at Oundle, Old Town Hall via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Northampton Bus Interchange and Corby, George Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 46m.

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The distance between Chester and Oundle is 113 miles. The road distance is 148.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Chester to Oundle without a car is to train via Crewe which takes 5h 37m and costs £70 - £270.

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It takes approximately 5h 37m to get from Chester to Oundle, including transfers.

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Chester to Oundle bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Chester Bus Interchange station.

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The best way to get from Chester to Oundle is to train via Crewe which takes 5h 37m and costs £70 - £270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £21 - £35 and takes 8h 46m.

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Chester to Oundle bus services, operated by Stagecoach Midlands, arrive at Corby, George Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chester to Oundle is 148 miles. It takes approximately 2h 38m to drive from Chester to Oundle.

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Map of how to get from Chester to Oundle.
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  • Distance: 113.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 37m

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

You can take a train from Chester to Oundle via Crewe, Nuneaton, Peterborough, and Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn in around 5h 37m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chester to Oundle via Birmingham New Street Station, Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Northampton, Northampton Bus Interchange, and Corby, George Street in around 8h 46m.

Train operators
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Nuneaton
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£22 - £26
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single
£22 - £26
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Nuneaton to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£40 - £50
Anytime Day 1st Class
£95 - £140
Train from Birmingham New Street to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £160
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£50 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£110 - £160
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Stockport to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£60 - £90
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£27 - £50
Off-Peak Single
£50 - £75
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£60 - £90
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Chester Bus Interchange to Birmingham New Street Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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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 Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Northampton
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express
Stagecoach Midlands
Phone
01604 67 60 60
Email
midlands.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Northampton Bus Interchange to Corby, George Street
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
Stagecoach Midlands

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