Fastest journey3hr 52m
Travelling from Chester to Dublin by train
Fast trains from Chester to Dublin take around 3 hours and 52 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 222 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Chester and Dublin.
Are there direct trains from Chester to Dublin?
Journeys between Chester and Dublin usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 10 departures on the route from Chester to Dublin every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 11 departures.
How long is the train journey from Chester to Dublin?
The Chester to Dublin train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 52 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
What are the Chester to Dublin train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Dublin is usually scheduled to depart Chester around 08:55 and the last train is around 22:56. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Chester around 06:20, and the last at 23:41.
When to book Chester to Dublin train tickets?
Trains for this journey 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 Dublin by train.
Which train companies operate between Chester and Dublin?
More than one train company operates on the route from Chester to Dublin, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- Virgin Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.