Trains from Swansea to Chester

Swansea to Chester train information

Swansea Chester train map

Train duration -
Arrival Chester, England
Departure Swansea, Wales
Distance 117 Miles

There are a lot of train operators across the United Kingdom & Europe. By searching for your ticket using our travel search engine, you are able to see the trains between Swansea in Wales to Chester in England as well as the train operator for this journey.

The journey time to go to Chester from Swansea may vary depending if your train is direct or if you need to make a change. There are 117 miles between the two cities.

Fares can change depending on when you travel or how long in advance you buy your ticket.

Best prices for Swansea to Chester train tickets

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Swansea - Chester prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Swansea 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.

Swansea - Chester: the best time to book cheap trains

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The Prices for train tickets Swansea to Chester are increasing the closer you get to your departure day. According to our data, if you buy your train 3 days in advance, you can find tickets from £24 whereas when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £70 for your train. Thus, you may save 66% on the price of your ticket by booking 3 days in advance instead of on the day you're travelling.

The figures are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Swansea to Chester trains

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

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Discount Swansea - Chester train tickets

Willing to travel for cheap? Many railcards and deals exist to pay less for your Swansea 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 5 types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

If you want to understand how much you can save with a railcard, you have to estimate the number of journeys you need to save money. You will see that most of the time, only a few trips are needed.

For your evaluation, you need to include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, how much you're saving on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average fare of a Swansea Chester ticket is £50.00 (1).

Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £50.00: £88/£50.00 = 1.76. You will need to make approximately 2 trips from Chester to Swansea (one way trip) with your railcard to be profitable.

The price to purchase a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to get the 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to save 34% off most train fares for one year.

(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
Swansea to Chester train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(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