There are 4 ways to get from Solihull to Chester by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Chester

$36 - $95

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Line 4 bus, bus  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the line 4 bus from Solihull Town Centre to Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station 4 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Chester National Express

$14 - $18

2 alternative options

Line 6 bus, train  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the line 6 bus from Solihull, Station Rd to Digbeth, Park St 6 / ...
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Chester

$35 - $90

Drive  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Solihull to Chester 93.7 miles

$20 - $29

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The cheapest way to get from Solihull to Chester is to line 4 bus and bus which costs £10 - £14 and takes 3 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Solihull to Chester is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Solihull to Chester. However, there are services departing from Solihull Town Centre and arriving at Chester via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 29 min.

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The distance between Solihull and Chester is 71 miles. The road distance is 93.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Solihull to Chester without a car is to train which takes 2 h 7 min and costs £27 - £75.

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It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to get from Solihull to Chester, including transfers.

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Solihull to Chester bus services, operated by NX West Midlands, depart from Solihull Town Centre station.

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The best way to get from Solihull to Chester is to train which takes 2 h 7 min and costs £27 - £75. Alternatively, you can line 4 bus and bus, which costs £10 - £14 and takes 3 h 29 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Solihull to Chester is 94 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 44 min to drive from Solihull to Chester.

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Map of how to get from Solihull to Chester.
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  • Distance: 71.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 7 min

What companies run services between Solihull, England and Chester, England?

You can take a train from Solihull to Chester via Birmingham Moor Street, Birmingham, Bus Mall, Birmingham, New St Station, Birmingham New Street, and Crewe in around 2 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Solihull to Chester via Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station and Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth in around 3 h 29 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Train from Crewe to Chester
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $26
Train from Birmingham New Street to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $85
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Chester
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
First Anytime Day Single
$13 - $20
Train from Birmingham New Street to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$55 - $80
Bus operators
NX West Midlands
Website
nxbus.co.uk
Bus from Solihull Town Centre to Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
nxbus.co.uk
Bus from Solihull, Station Rd to Digbeth, Park St
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
nxbus.co.uk
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 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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