Chester to Nottingham by train

  • First train
    04:22
  • Last train
    22:06
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 25m
  • Distance
    119 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    22
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 15m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Chester to Nottingham by train

Fast trains from Chester to Nottingham take around 2 hours and 25 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 119 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Chester and Nottingham.

1. Are there direct trains from Chester to Nottingham?

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

We usually find around 53 departures on the route from Chester to Nottingham 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 37 departures.

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

The Chester to Nottingham train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 25 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Nottingham is usually scheduled to depart Chester around 04:22 and the last train is around 21:35. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Chester around 04:22, and the last at 23:22.

When to book Chester to Nottingham 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 Nottingham by train.

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Which train companies operate between Chester and Nottingham?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Trains
  • London Midland
  • Northern
  • 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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Child and youth passengers

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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.

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