Chester to York by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Chester to York by train
Fast trains from Chester to York take around 2 hours and 24 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 145 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Chester and York.
1. Are there direct trains from Chester to York?
Journeys between Chester and York usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 61 departures on the route from Chester to York 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 46 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Chester to York?
The Chester to York train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 24 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Chester to York train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to York is usually scheduled to depart Chester around 05:38 and the last train is around 23:22.
This is the same at the weekend.
What's the Chester to York train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Chester to York are $23.56.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $47, 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 Chester to York 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 York by train.
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Which train companies operate between Chester and York?
More than one train company operates on the route from Chester to York, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- First TransPennine Express
- Northern Rail
- TransPennine Express
- Transport For Wales
- UK Rail Connections
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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