Eastbourne to Chester by train

  • First train
    05:08
  • Last train
    00:06
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 7m
  • Distance
    346 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    23
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 13m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Eastbourne to Chester by train

Fast trains from Eastbourne to Chester take around 4 hours and 7 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 346 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Eastbourne and Chester.

1. Are there direct trains from Eastbourne to Chester?

Journeys between Eastbourne and Chester usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 29 departures on the route from Eastbourne 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 14 departures.

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

The Eastbourne to Chester train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 7 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Chester is usually scheduled to depart Eastbourne around 05:08 and the last train is around 00:06. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Eastbourne around 06:25, and the last at 20:59.

When to book Eastbourne 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 Eastbourne to Chester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Eastbourne and Chester?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • London Underground
  • Southern
  • 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.