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Travelling from Ellesmere Port to Chester by train

Fast trains from Ellesmere Port to Chester take around 27 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 10 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Ellesmere Port and Chester.

Are there direct trains from Ellesmere Port to Chester?

Journeys between Ellesmere Port and Chester 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 52 departures on the route from Ellesmere Port to Chester 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 65 departures.

How long is the train journey from Ellesmere Port to Chester?

The Ellesmere Port to Chester train travel time is normally about 27 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Ellesmere Port to Chester train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Chester is usually scheduled to depart Ellesmere Port around 06:19 and the last train is around 23:19. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Ellesmere Port to Chester 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 Ellesmere Port to Chester by train.

Which train companies operate between Ellesmere Port and Chester?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Merseyrail
  • Northern

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 rail 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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