Birmingham to Chorley by train

  • First train
    06:15
  • Last train
    23:09
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 57m
  • Distance
    140 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    26
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 12m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Birmingham to Chorley by train

Fast trains from Birmingham to Chorley take around 1 hour and 57 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 140 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Birmingham and Chorley.

1. Are there direct trains from Birmingham to Chorley?

Journeys between Birmingham and Chorley usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 28 departures on the route from Birmingham to Chorley every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 19 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Birmingham to Chorley?

The Birmingham to Chorley train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 57 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Birmingham to Chorley train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Chorley is usually scheduled to depart Birmingham around 06:15 and the last train is around 23:09. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Birmingham around 06:15, and the last at 22:55.

When to book Birmingham to Chorley train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Birmingham to Chorley by train.

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Which train companies operate between Birmingham and Chorley?

More than one train company operates on the route from Birmingham to Chorley, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Virgin Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Chorley to Birmingham by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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