Chester to Carstairs by train

  • First train
    06:40
  • Last train
    23:22
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 57m
  • Distance
    282 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    3
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 11m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Chester to Carstairs by train

Fast trains from Chester to Carstairs take around 3 hours and 57 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 282 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Chester and Carstairs.

1. Are there direct trains from Chester to Carstairs?

Journeys between Chester and Carstairs usually involve one change of train.

We usually find at least one departure on the route from Chester to Carstairs every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

2. How long is the train journey from Chester to Carstairs?

The Chester to Carstairs train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 57 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Chester to Carstairs train times and schedule?

On weekdays the only train to Carstairs is usually scheduled to depart Chester around 06:40. At weekends the only train usually departs Chester around 09:52.

When to book Chester to Carstairs 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 Chester to Carstairs by train.

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Which train companies operate between Chester and Carstairs?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • First TransPennine Express
  • TransPennine Express
  • Transport For Wales

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

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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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