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Chester to Southport by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 37m
  • Distance
    51 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 44m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Chester to Southport by train

Fast trains from Chester to Southport take around 1 hour and 37 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 51 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Chester and Southport.

1. Are there direct trains from Chester to Southport?

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

We usually find around 74 departures on the route from Chester to Southport 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 57 departures.

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

The Chester to Southport train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 37 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Southport is usually scheduled to depart Chester around 06:25 and the last train is around 22:30. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Chester around 07:00, and the last at 23:00.

When to book Chester to Southport 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 Southport by train.

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Which train companies operate between Chester and Southport?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Merseyrail
  • Northern
  • Transport for Wales

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Southport 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.