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Exeter to Chester by train
Fastest journey3hr 55m
Trains per day34
Avg. journey time5hr 4m
Travelling from Exeter to Chester by train
Fast trains from Exeter to Chester take around 3 hours and 55 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 279 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Exeter and Chester.
1. Are there direct trains from Exeter to Chester?
Journeys between Exeter and Chester usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 34 departures on the route from Exeter 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 35 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Exeter to Chester?
The Exeter to Chester train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 55 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Exeter to Chester train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Chester is usually scheduled to depart Exeter around 06:24 and the last train is around 21:49. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Exeter around 06:23, and the last at 21:02.
When to book Exeter 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 Exeter to Chester by train.
Which train companies operate between Exeter and Chester?
More than one train company operates on the route from Exeter to Chester, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- Avanti West Coast
- First Great Western
- Great Western Railway
- London Midland
- Transport For Wales
- Virgin Trains
- West Midlands Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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