Macclesfield to Chester by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    06:52
  • Last train
    23:17
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 20m

Travelling from Macclesfield to Chester by train

Fast trains from Macclesfield to Chester take around 1 hour and 20 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 51 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Macclesfield and Chester.

Are there direct trains from Macclesfield to Chester?

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

We usually find around 30 departures on the route from Macclesfield to Chester 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 29 departures.

How long is the train journey from Macclesfield to Chester?

The Macclesfield to Chester train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 20 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Macclesfield to Chester train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Chester is usually scheduled to depart Macclesfield around 06:52 and the last train is around 23:02. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Macclesfield around 07:06, and the last at 23:50.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Macclesfield 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 Macclesfield to Chester by train.

Which train companies operate between Macclesfield and Chester?

More than one train company operates on the route from Macclesfield to Chester, 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
  • Virgin Trains

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

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

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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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