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

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Train  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Chester to Shrewsbury
  2. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Welshpool

$25 - $38

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Train, bus  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Chester to Shrewsbury
  2. Take the bus from Shrewsbury, Bus Station to Welshpool, High Street X75

Line 2 bus, bus  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the line 2 bus from Wrexham, Fire Station to Oswestry, Bus Station 2 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Oswestry, Bus Station to Welshpool, High Street T12c

Taxi  •  49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chester to Welshpool 41.9 miles

$200 - $250

Drive  •  49 min

  1. Drive from Chester to Welshpool 41.9 miles

$9 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Chester to Welshpool is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chester to Welshpool is to taxi which costs £150 - £190 and takes 49 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Chester to Welshpool. However, there are services departing from Chester and arriving at Welshpool via Shrewsbury. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 14 min.

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The distance between Chester and Welshpool is 38 miles. The road distance is 41.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Chester to Welshpool without a car is to train which takes 2 h 14 min and costs £19 - £30.

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It takes approximately 2 h 14 min to get from Chester to Welshpool, including transfers.

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Chester to Welshpool train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Chester station.

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The best way to get from Chester to Welshpool is to train which takes 2 h 14 min and costs £19 - £30. Alternatively, you can line 2 bus and bus, which costs and takes 3 h 27 min.

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Chester to Welshpool train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Welshpool station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chester to Welshpool is 42 miles. It takes approximately 49 min to drive from Chester to Welshpool.

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Map of how to get from Chester to Welshpool.
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  • Distance: 38.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 14 min

What companies run services between Chester, England and Welshpool, Wales?

You can take a train from Chester to Welshpool via Shrewsbury in around 2 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chester to Welshpool via Wrexham General, Wrexham, Fire Station, and Oswestry, Bus Station in around 3 h 27 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Chester to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $27
First Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
Train from Shrewsbury to Welshpool
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $12
First Anytime Day Single
$12 - $19
Bus operators
Celtic Travel
Phone
01686 412231
Website
celtic-travel.co.uk
Bus from Shrewsbury, Bus Station to Welshpool, High Street
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
celtic-travel.co.uk
Arriva Midlands
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Wrexham, Fire Station to Oswestry, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Tanat Valley
Phone
01691 780212
Email
info@tanat.co.uk
Website
tanat.co.uk
Bus from Oswestry, Bus Station to Welshpool, High Street
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
tanat.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Chester to Welshpool
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
$200 - $250
Comcab Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 298 2222
Website
comcab-liverpool.co.uk
Taxi In Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 236 1915

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