Salisbury to Chester by train

  • First train
    05:43
  • Last train
    23:17
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 17m
  • Distance
    248 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    22
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 36m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Salisbury to Chester by train

Fast trains from Salisbury to Chester take around 4 hours and 17 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 248 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Salisbury and Chester.

1. Are there direct trains from Salisbury to Chester?

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

We usually find around 23 departures on the route from Salisbury 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 20 departures.

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

The Salisbury to Chester train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 17 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Chester is usually scheduled to depart Salisbury around 05:43 and the last train is around 23:17. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Salisbury around 05:15, and the last at 22:04.

When to book Salisbury 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 Salisbury to Chester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Salisbury and Chester?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • 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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