Aberystwyth to Chester by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 47m
  • Distance
    119 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 58m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Aberystwyth to Chester by train

Fast trains from Aberystwyth to Chester take around 2 hours and 47 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 119 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Aberystwyth and Chester.

1. Are there direct trains from Aberystwyth to Chester?

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

We usually find around 13 departures on the route from Aberystwyth 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 10 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Aberystwyth to Chester?

The Aberystwyth to Chester train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 47 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Aberystwyth to Chester train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Chester is usually scheduled to depart Aberystwyth around 05:29 and the last train is around 19:30. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Aberystwyth around 05:30, and the last at 19:30.

When to book Aberystwyth 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 Aberystwyth to Chester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Aberystwyth and Chester?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Transport For Wales

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.