Chester to Grantham by train

  • First train
    04:55
  • Last train
    23:22
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 1m
  • Distance
    153 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    31
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 1m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Chester to Grantham by train

Fast trains from Chester to Grantham take around 3 hours and 1 minute, covering a distance of approximately 153 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Chester and Grantham.

1. Are there direct trains from Chester to Grantham?

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

We usually find around 31 departures on the route from Chester to Grantham every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

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

The Chester to Grantham train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 1 minute, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Grantham is usually scheduled to depart Chester around 04:55 and the last train is around 21:51. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Chester around 04:22, and the last at 23:22.

When to book Chester to Grantham 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 Chester to Grantham by train.

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Which train companies operate between Chester and Grantham?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First Hull Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • 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.

Grantham to Chester by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and 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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