There are 5 ways to get from Chester to Stratford-upon-Avon by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train via Birmingham Moor Street  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham Moor Street to Stratford-upon-Avon

$39 - $100

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 19 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, British Home Stores X20

$19 - $23

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 29 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 - $69

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 - $93

Drive  •  2 h 5 min

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

$24 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chester to Stratford-upon-Avon is to bus which costs £14 - £18 and takes 4 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chester to Stratford-upon-Avon is to drive which costs £18 - £27 and takes 2 h 5 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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It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to get from Chester to Stratford-upon-Avon, including transfers.

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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, British Home Stores via Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 19 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 Birmingham Moor Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 8 min.

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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, Birmingham New Street, and Birmingham Moor Street in around 3 h 8 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 19 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
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Train from Birmingham Moor Street to Stratford-upon-Avon
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
Train from Crewe to Smethwick Galton Bridge
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
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
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
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
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 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
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, British Home Stores
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
johnsonscoaches.co.uk

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