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Basingstoke to Chester by train
Fastest journey3hr 23m
Trains per day34
Avg. journey time4hr 9m
Travelling from Basingstoke to Chester by train
Fast trains from Basingstoke to Chester take around 3 hours and 23 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 247 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Basingstoke and Chester.
1. Are there direct trains from Basingstoke to Chester?
Journeys between Basingstoke and Chester usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 34 departures on the route from Basingstoke 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 38 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Basingstoke to Chester?
The Basingstoke to Chester train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 23 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Basingstoke to Chester train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Chester is usually scheduled to depart Basingstoke around 04:54 and the last train is around 00:07. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Basingstoke around 05:40, and the last at 23:44.
When to book Basingstoke 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 Basingstoke to Chester by train.
Which train companies operate between Basingstoke and Chester?
More than one train company operates on the route from Basingstoke to Chester, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- Avanti West Coast
- First Great Western
- 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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