Trains from Oxford to Chester

Oxford to Chester train information

Oxford Chester train map

Train duration 3h35m
Arrival Chester, England
Departure Oxford, England
Distance 121 Miles
Train operators Cross Country
Lowest train price from £91.40
Average train price £93.00

There are many train companies across the country & Europe but the journey connecting Oxford in England to Chester in England are run by Cross Country.

On average, it takes around 3h35m by train because of the 121 miles to travel to Chester from Oxford. The journey time will change depending if the train is direct or with stops.

The cheapest ticket price we've found to travel in the next month is £91.40 one way.

Best prices for Oxford to Chester train tickets

from £91.40 MORE 3h35m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £16.20 MORE 5h46m

Oxford - Chester prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Oxford to Chester by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Oxford - Chester: the best time to book cheap trains

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The graph above shows the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train ticket is booked. Purchasing your train from Oxford to Chester in advance can enable you to save money for your journey.

Tickets are available from £34 when buying your seat 7 days in advance which is 47% cheaper than the best fare we found when booking on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Oxford to Chester trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Oxford and Chester by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Chester to Oxford and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Oxford
Chester
£91.40 17/11/2022 10:39 Cross Country 1 month ago
Oxford
Chester
£91.40 17/11/2022 09:39 Cross Country 1 month ago
Oxford
Chester
£91.40 17/11/2022 09:39 Cross Country 1 month ago
Oxford
Chester
£91.40 17/11/2022 10:39 Cross Country 1 month ago
Oxford
Chester
£96.40 17/11/2022 08:39 Cross Country 1 month ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Discount Oxford - Chester train tickets

Willing to travel for cheap? Many railcards and deals exist to pay less for your Oxford Chester train ticket and make even more savings on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are several types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

In order to understand the benefits of a railcard, you can calculate how many trips you need to break even. You will see that usually only a few trips are needed.

For your assessment, you have to include the railcard cost, for instance £30, your savings on each trip (i.e.: 34%) and the cost of your ticket. The average price of a Oxford Chester ticket is £92.40 (1).

Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £92.40: £88/£92.40 = 0.95. It will take you about 1 trips from Chester to Oxford (one way journey) with your railcard to break even.

Railcards enable you to save 34% off most train fares for 12 months. A Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the five other ones £30.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Oxford to Chester train £92.40 £61.60 £30.80 0.95

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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