There are 4 ways to get from Chester to Stratford-upon-Avon by train, bus or car

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Train, line 48 bus, bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Chester to Nuneaton
  2. Take the line 48 bus from Nuneaton, Bus Station to Coventry, Corporation St 48 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Coventry, Transport Museum to Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds X18 / ...

$65 - $92

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Chester to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station to Stratford-upon-Avon, Mop Stop X50

$19 - $23

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Crewe to Smethwick Galton Bridge
  2. Take the train from Smethwick Galton Bridge High Level to Stratford-upon-Avon

$39 - $68

Drive  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Chester to Stratford-upon-Avon 114.7 miles

$24 - $40

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Chester to Stratford-upon-Avon. However, there are services departing from Chester and arriving at Stratford-upon-Avon, Mop Stop via Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Chester to Stratford-upon-Avon. However, there are services departing from Chester and arriving at Stratford-upon-Avon via Crewe and Smethwick Galton Bridge High Level. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 47 min.

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The distance between Chester and Stratford-upon-Avon is 85 miles. The road distance is 114.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Chester to Stratford-upon-Avon without a car is to train and line 48 bus and bus which takes 3 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 30 min to get from Chester to Stratford-upon-Avon, including transfers.

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Chester to Stratford-upon-Avon bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Chester station.

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Chester to Stratford-upon-Avon train services, operated by West Midlands, depart from Crewe station.

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The best way to get from Chester to Stratford-upon-Avon is to train which takes 3 h 47 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 11 min.

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Chester to Stratford-upon-Avon bus services, operated by Johnson's Excelbus, arrive at Stratford-upon-Avon, Mop Stop station.

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Chester to Stratford-upon-Avon train services, operated by West Midlands, arrive at Stratford-upon-Avon station.

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Map of how to get from Chester to Stratford-upon-Avon.
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  • Distance: 85.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 30 min

What companies run services between Chester, England and Stratford-upon-Avon, England?

You can take a train from Chester to Stratford-upon-Avon via Crewe, Smethwick Galton Bridge, and Smethwick Galton Bridge High Level in around 3 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chester to Stratford-upon-Avon via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station in around 4 h 11 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Chester to Nuneaton
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Crewe to Smethwick Galton Bridge
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $27
Train from Smethwick Galton Bridge High Level to Stratford-upon-Avon
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $16
Bus operators
Stagecoach Warwickshire
Phone
01604 67 60 60
Email
midlands.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Nuneaton, Bus Station to Coventry, Corporation St
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Coventry, Transport Museum to Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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

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Yes, the driving distance between Chester to Stratford-upon-Avon is 115 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 5 min to drive from Chester to Stratford-upon-Avon.

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There are 521+ hotels available in Stratford-upon-Avon. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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