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Edinburgh to Chester by train
Fastest journey3hr 17m
Trains per day14
Avg. journey time4hr 23m
Travelling from Edinburgh to Chester by train
Fast trains from Edinburgh to Chester take around 3 hours and 17 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 307 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Chester.
1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Chester?
Journeys between Edinburgh and Chester usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 21 departures on the route from Edinburgh 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 24 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Edinburgh to Chester?
The Edinburgh to Chester train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 17 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Edinburgh to Chester train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Chester is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 06:13 and the last train is around 00:30. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 06:15, and the last at 00:30.
What's the Edinburgh to Chester train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Edinburgh to Chester are $17.06.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $20 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $35. 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 Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to Chester by train.
Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Chester?
More than one train company operates on the route from Edinburgh 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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