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Chester to Harrogate by train

  • First train
    05:38
  • Last train
    23:22
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 40m
  • Distance
    125 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    33
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 35m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Chester to Harrogate by train

Fast trains from Chester to Harrogate take around 2 hours and 40 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 125 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Chester and Harrogate.

1. Are there direct trains from Chester to Harrogate?

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

We usually find around 34 departures on the route from Chester to Harrogate 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 31 departures.

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

The Chester to Harrogate train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 40 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Harrogate is usually scheduled to depart Chester around 05:38 and the last train is around 23:22. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Chester to Harrogate 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 Chester to Harrogate by train.

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Which train companies operate between Chester and Harrogate?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • East Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Transport For Wales

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Harrogate to Chester by train

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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.