Chester to Penrith by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:38
  • Last train
    23:22
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 50m

Travelling from Chester to Penrith by train

Fast trains from Chester to Penrith take around 1 hour and 50 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 163 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Chester and Penrith.

Are there direct trains from Chester to Penrith?

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

We usually find around 21 departures on the route from Chester to Penrith 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.

How long is the train journey from Chester to Penrith?

The Chester to Penrith train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 50 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Chester to Penrith train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Penrith is usually scheduled to depart Chester around 05:38 and the last train is around 19:52. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Chester around 05:38, and the last at 23:22.

When to book Chester to Penrith 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 Penrith by train.

Which train companies operate between Chester and Penrith?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Northern
  • TransPennine Express
  • 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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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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