Glasgow to Chester by train
Travelling from Glasgow to Chester by train
Fast trains from Glasgow to Chester take around 3 hours and 13 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 309 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Glasgow and Chester.
1. Are there direct trains from Glasgow to Chester?
Journeys between Glasgow and Chester usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 22 departures on the route from Glasgow 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.
2. How long is the train journey from Glasgow to Chester?
The Glasgow to Chester train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 13 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Glasgow to Chester train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Chester is usually scheduled to depart Glasgow around 04:22 and the last train is around 21:13.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Glasgow around 04:26, and the last at 20:08.
What's the Glasgow to Chester train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Glasgow to Chester are $21.93.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $33, 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 Glasgow 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 Glasgow to Chester by train.
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Which train companies operate between Glasgow and Chester?
More than one train company operates on the route from Glasgow to Chester, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- First TransPennine Express
- Northern Rail
- Serco Caledonian Sleeper
- TransPennine Express
- Transport For 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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