Dublin to Chester by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    08:05
  • Last train
    20:55
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 28m

Travelling from Dublin to Chester by train

Fast trains from Dublin to Chester take around 4 hours and 28 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 222 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Dublin and Chester.

Are there direct trains from Dublin to Chester?

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

We usually find around 3 departures on the route from Dublin to Chester every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 4 departures.

How long is the train journey from Dublin to Chester?

The Dublin to Chester train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 28 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Dublin to Chester train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Chester is usually scheduled to depart Dublin around 08:45 and the last train is around 20:55. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Dublin around 08:05, and the last at 20:55.

When to book Dublin to Chester train tickets?

Trains for this journey 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 Dublin to Chester by train.

Which train companies operate between Dublin and Chester?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • 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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