Birkenhead to Chester by train

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Travelling from Birkenhead to Chester by train

Fast trains from Birkenhead to Chester take around 34 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 23 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Birkenhead and Chester.

1. Are there direct trains from Birkenhead to Chester?

Direct trains from Birkenhead to Chester have been found.

We usually find around 90 direct trains on the route from Birkenhead to Chester every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 85 departures.

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

The Birkenhead to Chester train travel time is normally about 34 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Chester is usually scheduled to depart Birkenhead around 05:45 and the last train is around 23:57. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Birkenhead around 06:15, and the last at 23:57.

When to book Birkenhead 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 Birkenhead to Chester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Birkenhead and Chester?

Merseyrail is the train company that operates on the route from Birkenhead to Chester.

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.