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Barcelona to Chester by train

  • First train
    06:10
  • Last train
    18:30
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    13hr 35m
  • Distance
    1,368 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    4
  • Avg. journey time
    19hr 33m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Barcelona to Chester by train

Fast trains from Barcelona to Chester take around 13 hours and 35 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 1,368 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Barcelona and Chester.

1. Are there direct trains from Barcelona to Chester?

Journeys between Barcelona and Chester usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 7 departures on the route from Barcelona 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 5 departures.

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

The Barcelona to Chester train travel time is normally about 13 hours and 35 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Chester is usually scheduled to depart Barcelona around 06:10 and the last train is around 18:30. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Barcelona to Chester train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 4 and a half 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 Barcelona to Chester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Barcelona and Chester?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • Eurostar
  • London Underground
  • TGV
  • UK Rail Connections
  • 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.