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Travelling from Chesterfield to Chester by train

Fast trains from Chesterfield to Chester take around 2 hours and 18 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 97 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Chesterfield and Chester.

Are there direct trains from Chesterfield to Chester?

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

We usually find around 21 departures on the route from Chesterfield to Chester 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 17 departures.

How long is the train journey from Chesterfield to Chester?

The Chesterfield to Chester train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 18 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Chesterfield to Chester train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Chester is usually scheduled to depart Chesterfield around 05:49 and the last train is around 21:55. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Chesterfield around 07:11, and the last at 23:03.

When to book Chesterfield 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 Chesterfield to Chester by train.

Which train companies operate between Chesterfield and Chester?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • East Midlands Trains
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail

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 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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