Gatwick Airport to Chester by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:41
  • Last train
    22:22
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 11m

Travelling from Gatwick Airport to Chester by train

Fast trains from Gatwick Airport to Chester take around 3 hours and 11 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 293 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Gatwick Airport and Chester.

Are there direct trains from Gatwick Airport to Chester?

Journeys between Gatwick Airport and Chester usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 28 departures on the route from Gatwick Airport 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 30 departures.

How long is the train journey from Gatwick Airport to Chester?

The Gatwick Airport to Chester train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 11 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Gatwick Airport to Chester train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Chester is usually scheduled to depart Gatwick Airport around 04:41 and the last train is around 22:22. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Gatwick Airport around 04:41, and the last at 19:42.

When to book Gatwick Airport 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 Gatwick Airport to Chester by train.

Which train companies operate between Gatwick Airport and Chester?

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

  • Gatwick Express
  • London Underground
  • Southern
  • Thameslink
  • 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 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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