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

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 Virgin West Coast Trains  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Chester

$113 - $184

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 5 min

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

$19 - $25

6 alternative options

Train Chiltern Railways  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Moor Street
  2. Take the train from Smethwick Galton Bridge to Chester

$107 - $171

Drive  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Drive from London Victoria to Chester 193.4 miles

$40 - $60

Fly London Heathrow to Manchester, bus  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Chester, Railway Station

$108 - $306

Train to Southend, fly to Manchester, bus  •  5 h 23 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 bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Chester, Railway Station

$99 - $354

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester, bus  •  5 h 35 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 bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Chester, Railway Station

$79 - $194

Train to Bristol, fly to Chester  •  5 h 12 min

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

$183 - $361

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 $110 - $180 and the journey takes 1 h 59 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Victoria to Chester twice daily. Tickets cost $19 - $25 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
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Moor Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Smethwick Galton Bridge to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
South Western Railway
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $130
Bus operators
easyBus
Bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Chester, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from London Victoria to Chester?

The distance between London Victoria and Chester is 265 km. The road distance is 309 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from London Victoria to Chester?

The cheapest way to get from London Victoria to Chester is to bus which costs £14 - £18 and takes 5 h 5 min.

What is the fastest way to get from London Victoria to Chester?

The quickest way to get from London Victoria to Chester is to train which takes 3 h 5 min and costs £80 - £140.

Is there a direct bus between London Victoria and Chester?

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

How long does it take to get from London Victoria to Chester?

It takes approximately 3 h 5 min to get from London Victoria to Chester, including transfers.