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Carlisle to Chester by train
Fastest journey2hr 1m
Trains per day36
Avg. journey time2hr 21m
Travelling from Carlisle to Chester by train
Fast trains from Carlisle to Chester take around 2 hours and 1 minute, covering a distance of approximately 189 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Carlisle and Chester.
1. Are there direct trains from Carlisle to Chester?
Journeys between Carlisle and Chester usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 34 departures on the route from Carlisle 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 41 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Carlisle to Chester?
The Carlisle to Chester train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 1 minute, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Carlisle to Chester train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Chester is usually scheduled to depart Carlisle around 06:50 and the last train is around 21:35. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Carlisle around 05:44, and the last at 21:25.
What's the Carlisle to Chester train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Carlisle to Chester are $17.41.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $21 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $24. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Carlisle 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 Carlisle to Chester by train.
Which train companies operate between Carlisle and Chester?
More than one train company operates on the route from Carlisle to Chester, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- Avanti West Coast
- First TransPennine Express
- 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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