There are 8 ways to get from London Victoria to Chester by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Chester

$103 - $173

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Bus  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Chester National Express

$18 - $24

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Train via Tile Hill  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Tile Hill
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to Chester

$80 - $122

Drive  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Drive from London Victoria to Chester 193.5 miles

$40 - $60

Fly London Heathrow to Manchester, train  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Chester

$115 - $329

Train to Southend, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Chester

$107 - $375

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Chester

$87 - $217

Train to Bristol, fly to Chester  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Chester (CEG) BRS - CEG

$177 - $350

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria Coach Station station and arriving at Chester. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 5 min.

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The distance between London Victoria and Chester is 166 miles. The road distance is 193.5 miles.

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The best way to get from London Victoria to Chester without a car is to train which takes 2 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 55 min to get from London Victoria to Chester, including transfers.

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London Victoria to Chester bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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The best way to get from London Victoria to Chester is to train which takes 2 h 55 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 12 min.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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London Victoria to Chester bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Chester station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Victoria to Chester is 193 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 26 min to drive from London Victoria to Chester.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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Map of how to get from London Victoria to Chester.
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  • Distance: 165.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 55 min

What companies run services between London Victoria, England and Chester, England?

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from London Victoria to Chester hourly. Tickets cost $100 - $170 and the journey takes 1 h 59 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Victoria to Chester once daily. Tickets cost $18 - $24 and the journey takes 5 h 5 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Germania
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Bristol to Chester
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $210
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Birmingham International to Chester
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
First Anytime Day Single
$60 - $90
Train from Manchester Airport to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
South Western Railway
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Bus operators
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Chester
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com

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