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

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Bus  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Chester, Railway Station to Oswestry, Bus Station (Stand 4) Esb5
  2. Take the bus from Oswestry, Bus Station (Stand 3) to Welshpool, High Street (Mermaid Inn PH) X71

$17

Cheapest option

Line 1 bus, bus  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Chester, Grosvenor Street (Save the Children Shop) to Wrexham, Bus Station (Wrexham Bus Station) 1
  2. Take the bus from Wrexham, Bus Station (Wrexham Bus Station) to Oswestry, Bus Station (Stand 1) 2A / ...
  3. Take the bus from Oswestry, Bus Station (Stand 3) to Welshpool, High Street (Mermaid Inn PH) X71

$14 - $16

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 14 min

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

$24 - $38

Taxi  •  49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chester to Welshpool 41.9 miles

$200 - $240

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 £7 - £11 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 bus from Chester station to Welshpool. However, there are services departing from Chester, Railway Station and arriving at Welshpool, High Street (Mermaid Inn PH) via Oswestry, Bus Station (Stand 3). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 4 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 bus which takes 2 h 4 min and costs £14.

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It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to get from Chester to Welshpool, including transfers.

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Chester to Welshpool bus services, operated by EasyBus, arrive at Chester, Railway Station.

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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 bus which takes 2 h 4 min and costs £14. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £19 - £30 and takes 2 h 14 min.

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Chester to Welshpool bus services, operated by Tanat Valley, arrive at Welshpool, High Street (Mermaid Inn PH) station.

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

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Map of how to get from Chester to Welshpool.
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  • Distance: 38.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 4 min

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

You can take a bus from Chester to Welshpool via Oswestry, Bus Station (Stand 4) and Oswestry, Bus Station (Stand 3) in around 2 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chester to Welshpool via Shrewsbury in around 2 h 14 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 - $26
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $26
First Anytime Day Single
$26 - $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 - $18
Bus operators
EasyBus
Website
easybus.com
Bus from Chester, Railway Station to Oswestry, Bus Station (Stand 4)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
easybus.com
Tanat Valley
Phone
01691 780212
Email
info@tanat.co.uk
Website
tanat.co.uk
Bus from Oswestry, Bus Station (Stand 3) to Welshpool, High Street (Mermaid Inn PH)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
tanat.co.uk
Arriva Cymru
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chester, Grosvenor Street (Save the Children Shop) to Wrexham, Bus Station (Wrexham Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Arriva Midlands
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Wrexham, Bus Station (Wrexham Bus Station) to Oswestry, Bus Station (Stand 1)
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Chester to Welshpool
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
$200 - $240
Comcab Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 298 2222
Website
comcab-liverpool.co.uk
Taxi In Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 236 1915

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