Getting from Chester to Wrexham by train
Lean back, relax, and enjoy the journey. In less than half an hour, you’ll arrive in Wrexham, famous for
its Victorian viaduct, coal mining history, and footballing heritage. Whether you’re hopping over the border for
business or leisure, you’ll discover plenty to see and do in this characterful city.
Here we explain the best way to travel to Wrexham from Chester, which you can do in as little as 0hr 14mins.
Finding the cheapest train tickets from Chester to Wrexham
To make the most of your trip, you don’t want to spend all your budget on getting there. To help you get
the most of your money, we offer a range of cheap train tickets and discounts to railcard holders, senior and group
travellers. Whether you’re travelling in Peak, Off-Peak or Super Off-Peak hours, our Best Fare Finder will help you
to find a ticket at the right price at a departure time that suits you.
Plus, if you’re heading away for a short break, we offer a range of 2for1 offers to attractions and events
so you can find a deal to make your visit really special.
Travelling in comfort with Avanti
It might not be the longest journey, but it will certainly be your most comfortable. Answer your emails or scroll through the
news with our fast, reliable Wifi. Then arrive thoroughly recharged and refreshed with our onboard power sockets and
onboard snacks, drinks and refreshments.
Making your journey even more relaxing by booking advance tickets to get the cheapest ticket with a
departure time that’s ideal for you. Or, if you’re making a last-minute trip, you can use our Live Train Journey Tracker to easily book a ticket for the next train up to your arrival at the station.
Travelling from Chester?
Right on the border of Wales and England, Chester is an old city with a rich cultural heritage. From a
storied Roman history to idyllic city centres, there are plenty of reasons to enjoy Chester.
Chester station is located to the east of the Phoenix Tower and Chester Cathedral, just outside the city
walls. This is around a 15-minute walk from the city centre.
Grab a quick snack from a station café before settling into your train seat. Get a direct train and you’ll
be in Wrexham within half an hour.
Travelling to Wrexham?
Wrexham is a great day out. Visit in the summer for street festivals and walking weather, or see a game
under the lights in Winter.
Wrexham is enriched in history. Take The Racecourse Ground: the oldest stadium to still be hosting football
games. The club that plays there, AFC Wrexham, are the second oldest club in the UK. Now playing League Two, seeing
a Wrexham game is a big attraction. You may even see a certain A-list American actor in attendance.
Beyond the football, you can explore a historic town centre that combines modern High St shopping with
traditional markets. After a day of walking, settle down into a cosy pint with a pint of Wrexham lager.
With regular trains from Chester to Wrexham, you can enjoy all this in less than an hour. Trains run
regularly across weekdays and weekends, with the first train leaving at 10:11. Thanks to this, you can find a
departure time to suit you.