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Getting from Crewe to Chester by train

From charming market streets to a Roman amphitheatre, Chester combines a quaint city day trip with genuine historical heritage.

Whether you’re visiting professionally or leisurely, you’ll find plenty to keep you busy during your 25-minute trip. Chester is a pretty city with a fascinating history, and it's the perfect place to spend a day or two exploring.

Find the cheapest train tickets from Crewe to Chester

You don’t want to spend all your budget on getting from point A to B. To help you get the most out of your money, we offer a range of cheap train tickets and discounts to Railcard holders, senior travellers, and groups.

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 2 For 1 offers to attractions and events. This way, you can find a deal to make your visit special.

Travelling in comfort with Avanti

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

Make your journey even more relaxing by booking advance tickets. This way, you’ll 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. This helps you easily book a ticket for the next train up to your arrival at the station.

Travelling from Crewe?

Crewe is a traditional English town with an important past, being an epicentre for our nation’s rail routes. Discover this railway heritage at the Crewe Heritage Centre, or visit the Crewe Lyceum Theatre, the only Edwardian theatre in Cheshire.

Take a walk through Queens Park, a Grade II listed park, or visit the Crewe Market Hall, which has been recently revamped to host a variety of independent shops and stalls. And, of course, don't miss the Crewe Alexandra, the town’s famous football club founded in 1887, aptly nicknamed the Railwaymen.

The town's train station is located in the city centre, making it easy to get to and from Crewe. After exploring the town, you can hop on a train back to Chester. This is just a short journey away.

Travelling to Chester?

Chester, a city on the border of Wales and England, is a treasure trove of history and culture. From its storied Roman past to its charming city centre, there is something for everyone in Chester.

Chester offers a diverse range of activities. You could explore the city's Roman ruins, including the amphitheatre and the Roman walls. Or you can visit Chester Cathedral, one of the most beautiful cathedrals in England.

Another option is to take a boat ride on the River Dee or take a simple stroll through the city's charming streets and shops.

The city's train station is located just outside the city walls, a short walk from the Phoenix Tower and Chester Cathedral. After grabbing a quick bite to eat at one of the station's cafes, you can hop on a direct train back to Crewe.

Whether you're interested in history, culture, or just a relaxing day out, Chester is the perfect destination.

First Class Service

Complimentary snacks and drinks, a wider seat, a guaranteed table and socket and more leg-stretching room – these are the benefits of upgrading to First Class with Avanti West Coast. You can also start as you mean to go on by chilling in the First Class Lounge at Crewe as you wait to board your train. All this can be yours for much less than you might think. Find out everything about First Class here.

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