Chester-le-Street travel guide

Chester-le-Street Tourism | Chester-le-Street Guide

You're Going to Love Chester-le-Street

With a population of 36 917, Chester-le-Street is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom.

Where to Eat in Chester-le-Street

If you’re looking for affordable options, The Mill House (Blackfell Birtley) and Fabio's (191 Front Street) are great picks.

When to visit Chester-le-Street

Chester-le-Street in February
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Chester-le-Street in February
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Chester-le-Street


When flying to Chester-le-Street, you’ll arrive at Newcastle Airport (UK) (NCL), which is located 21 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Chester-le-Street from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 33h 25m.


AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Chester-le-Street, followed by Cross Country. The train journey from Chester-le-Street to Carlisle takes 1h 29m and costs around $7 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Edinburgh, expect to pay about $30 for a 1h 54m trip. The train station in Chester-le-Street is called Chester-le-Street Chester Le Street, Durham, and is located 0.4 km from the city centre.


Another option to get to Chester-le-Street is to pick up a car hire from Manchester, which is about 159 km from Chester-le-Street. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in Manchester.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Chester-le-Street, including FlixBus, Megabus and National Express. From Edinburgh, the bus ride to Chester-le-Street takes 233 km and will cost you around $34. From Nottingham, the ticket costs about $25 for a journey of 354 km.

Airports near Chester-le-Street

Airlines serving Chester-le-Street

Good (3,657 reviews)
Good (671 reviews)
British Airways
Good (3,389 reviews)
Good (4,162 reviews)
Air France
Good (815 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,181 reviews)
Excellent (1,792 reviews)
Good (1,401 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (723 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (584 reviews)
Cathay Pacific
Good (316 reviews)
Good (3,184 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (600 reviews)
Malaysia Airlines
Good (140 reviews)
Japan Airlines
Excellent (807 reviews)
Aer Lingus
Good (714 reviews)
LATAM Airlines
Good (1,010 reviews)
Good (1,327 reviews)
China Southern
Excellent (19 reviews)
China Eastern
Good (18 reviews)
Show more

Where to stay in popular areas of Chester-le-Street

Hiring a car in Chester-le-Street

Expect to pay $3.23 per litre in Chester-le-Street (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $38.71 and $51.61. The most frequently booked car type in Chester-le-Street is Mini (Fiat 500 or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Kia Cee'd or similar) is, on average, 67% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.