Grantham to Chester by train

  • First train
    06:10
  • Last train
    23:09
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 21m
  • Distance
    153 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    25
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 59m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Grantham to Chester by train

Fast trains from Grantham to Chester take around 3 hours and 21 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 153 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Grantham and Chester.

1. Are there direct trains from Grantham to Chester?

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

We usually find around 27 departures on the route from Grantham 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 26 departures.

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

The Grantham to Chester train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 21 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Chester is usually scheduled to depart Grantham around 06:10 and the last train is around 23:09. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Grantham around 07:10, and the last at 21:46.

When to book Grantham 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 Grantham to Chester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Grantham and Chester?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First Hull Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • 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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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.