Stratford-upon-Avon to Chester by train

  • First train
    06:52
  • Last train
    23:30
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 39m
  • Distance
    136 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    16
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 30m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Stratford-upon-Avon to Chester by train

Fast trains from Stratford-upon-Avon to Chester take around 2 hours and 39 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 136 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Stratford-upon-Avon and Chester.

1. Are there direct trains from Stratford-upon-Avon to Chester?

Journeys between Stratford-upon-Avon and Chester usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 15 departures on the route from Stratford-upon-Avon to Chester 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 17 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Stratford-upon-Avon to Chester?

The Stratford-upon-Avon to Chester train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 39 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Stratford-upon-Avon to Chester train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Chester is usually scheduled to depart Stratford-upon-Avon around 06:52 and the last train is around 23:30. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Stratford-upon-Avon around 07:00, and the last at 23:30.

When to book Stratford-upon-Avon to Chester 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 Stratford-upon-Avon to Chester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Stratford-upon-Avon and Chester?

More than one train company operates on the route from Stratford-upon-Avon to Chester, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Chiltern Railways
  • CrossCountry
  • London Midland
  • Transport For Wales
  • UK Rail Connections
  • 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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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.