Chester to Smethwick by train

  • First train
    04:22
  • Last train
    20:57
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 23m
  • Distance
    98 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    25
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 47m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Chester to Smethwick by train

Fast trains from Chester to Smethwick take around 1 hour and 23 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 98 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Chester and Smethwick.

1. Are there direct trains from Chester to Smethwick?

Journeys between Chester and Smethwick usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.

We usually find around 27 departures on the route from Chester to Smethwick 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 22 departures.

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

The Chester to Smethwick train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 23 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Smethwick is usually scheduled to depart Chester around 04:22 and the last train is around 20:47. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Chester around 05:51, and the last at 22:28.

When to book Chester to Smethwick 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 Smethwick by train.

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Which train companies operate between Chester and Smethwick?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • London Midland
  • Transport For Wales
  • Virgin Trains
  • West Midlands Trains

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

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