There are 10 ways to get from Sherborne to Chester by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Sherborne to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Chester

$140 - $231

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Bus  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Yeovil to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Chester National Express

$26 - $35

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Train Arriva Trains Wales  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Yeovil Pen Mill to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
  3. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Chester

$102 - $198

Bus, train  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Street, Crispin Hall to Temple Meads 376
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Wolverhampton
  3. Take the train from Wolverhampton to Chester

$98 - $170

Drive  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Sherborne to Chester 203.2 miles

$40 - $65

Train to Bristol, fly to Chester  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Yeovil Pen Mill to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Chester (CEG) BRS - CEG

$147 - $289

Train to Exeter, fly to Manchester, train  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Sherborne to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Manchester (MAN) EXT - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Chester

$93 - $248

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Manchester  •  6 h 32 min

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

$85 - $223

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  7 h 16 min

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

$121 - $338

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Leeds Bradford  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Sherborne to Salisbury
  2. Take the train from Salisbury to Southampton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) SOU - LBA
  4. Take the train from Leeds to Newton-le-Willows

$139 - $334

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Sherborne to Chester. However, there are services departing from Sherborne, Greenhill and arriving at Chester via Yeovil and Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 16 min.

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The distance between Sherborne and Chester is 157 miles. The road distance is 203.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Sherborne to Chester without a car is to train which takes 5 h 10 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to get from Sherborne to Chester, including transfers.

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Sherborne to Chester bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Yeovil station.

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The best way to get from Sherborne to Chester is to train which takes 5 h 10 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 16 min.

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Chester Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Sherborne to Chester is 203 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 55 min to drive from Sherborne to Chester.

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Germania offers flights from Bristol Airport to Chester Airport.

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Map of how to get from Sherborne to Chester.
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  • Distance: 156.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 10 min

What companies run services between Sherborne, Dorset, England and Chester, England?

You can take a train from Sherborne to Chester via London Waterloo, Waterloo Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, and London Euston in around 5 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sherborne to Chester via Yeovil, Bus Station, Yeovil, and Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth in around 8 h 16 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Exeter to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 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
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Sherborne to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Sherborne to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Sherborne to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Salisbury to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Sherborne to Woking
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $170
Train from Wolverhampton to Chester
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Yeovil Pen Mill to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $29
Advanced Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $60
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $26
Train from Salisbury to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $28
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $24
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Wolverhampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Chester
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
First Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
Train from Wolverhampton to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
First Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Train from Manchester Airport to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Newton-le-Willows
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
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 Yeovil to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com

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