Chester to Lancaster by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Chester to Lancaster by train
Fast trains from Chester to Lancaster take around 1 hour and 15 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 95 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Chester and Lancaster.
1. Are there direct trains from Chester to Lancaster?
Journeys between Chester and Lancaster usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 33 departures on the route from Chester to Lancaster 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 32 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Chester to Lancaster?
The Chester to Lancaster train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 15 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Chester to Lancaster train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Lancaster is usually scheduled to depart Chester around 06:40 and the last train is around 19:52.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Chester around 06:35, and the last at 23:22.
What's the Chester to Lancaster train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Chester to Lancaster are $13.37.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $13 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $14. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Chester to Lancaster 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 Lancaster by train.
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Which train companies operate between Chester and Lancaster?
More than one train company operates on the route from Chester to Lancaster, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- First TransPennine Express
- Northern Rail
- TransPennine Express
- Transport For Wales
- Virgin Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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