Sheffield to Chester by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Sheffield to Chester by train
Fast trains from Sheffield to Chester take around 1 hour and 53 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 96 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Sheffield and Chester.
1. Are there direct trains from Sheffield to Chester?
Journeys between Sheffield and Chester usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 36 departures on the route from Sheffield 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 32 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Sheffield to Chester?
The Sheffield to Chester train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 53 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Sheffield to Chester train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Chester is usually scheduled to depart Sheffield around 05:11 and the last train is around 22:48.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Sheffield around 05:11, and the last at 22:24.
What's the Sheffield to Chester train price?
The cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Sheffield to Chester are $40.18, and there isn't much difference in price depending on when you book.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $40, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book Sheffield 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 Sheffield to Chester by train.
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Which train companies operate between Sheffield and Chester?
More than one train company operates on the route from Sheffield to Chester, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- East Midlands Trains
- First TransPennine Express
- 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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