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Chester to Bournemouth by train
Fastest journey4hr 38m
Trains per day28
Avg. journey time5hr 39m
Travelling from Chester to Bournemouth by train
Fast trains from Chester to Bournemouth take around 4 hours and 38 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 284 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Chester and Bournemouth.
1. Are there direct trains from Chester to Bournemouth?
Journeys between Chester and Bournemouth usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 27 departures on the route from Chester to Bournemouth every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 31 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Chester to Bournemouth?
The Chester to Bournemouth train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 38 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Chester to Bournemouth train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Bournemouth is usually scheduled to depart Chester around 04:22 and the last train is around 22:28. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Chester around 04:22, and the last at 23:01.
When to book Chester to Bournemouth train tickets?
Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Chester to Bournemouth by train.
Which train companies operate between Chester and Bournemouth?
More than one train company operates on the route from Chester to Bournemouth, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- Great Western Railway
- London Midland
- London Underground
- South West Trains
- South Western Railway
- Transport For Wales
- Virgin Trains
- West Midlands Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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