Blackburn to Chester by train

  • First train
    06:12
  • Last train
    22:08
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 23m
  • Distance
    67 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    37
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 53m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Blackburn to Chester by train

Fast trains from Blackburn to Chester take around 1 hour and 23 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 67 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Blackburn and Chester.

1. Are there direct trains from Blackburn to Chester?

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

We usually find around 35 departures on the route from Blackburn 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 50 departures.

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

The Blackburn to Chester train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 23 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Chester is usually scheduled to depart Blackburn around 06:12 and the last train is around 21:48. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Blackburn around 07:23, and the last at 23:06.

When to book Blackburn 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 Blackburn to Chester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Blackburn and Chester?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • Merseyrail
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • 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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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.