Cardiff to Chester by train
Travelling from Cardiff to Chester by train
Fast trains from Cardiff to Chester take around 2 hours and 41 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 193 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cardiff and Chester.
1. Are there direct trains from Cardiff to Chester?
Direct trains from Cardiff to Chester have been found.
We usually find around 13 direct trains on the route from Cardiff to Chester every weekday.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 28 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Cardiff to Chester?
The Cardiff to Chester train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 41 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Cardiff to Chester train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Chester is usually scheduled to depart Cardiff around 05:08 and the last train is around 21:55.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cardiff around 05:20, and the last at 21:12.
What's the Cardiff to Chester train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Cardiff to Chester are $33.83.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $40 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $45. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Cardiff 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 Cardiff to Chester by train.
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Which train companies operate between Cardiff and Chester?
More than one train company operates on the route from Cardiff to Chester, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- Transport For Wales
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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