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Leicester to Chester by train
Fastest journey1hr 25m
Trains per day41
Avg. journey time2hr 53m
Travelling from Leicester to Chester by train
Fast trains from Leicester to Chester take around 1 hour and 25 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 134 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Leicester and Chester.
1. Are there direct trains from Leicester to Chester?
Journeys between Leicester and Chester usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 44 departures on the route from Leicester 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 40 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Leicester to Chester?
The Leicester to Chester train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 25 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Leicester to Chester train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Chester is usually scheduled to depart Leicester around 06:17 and the last train is around 23:45. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Leicester around 05:49, and the last at 22:19.
When to book Leicester 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 Leicester to Chester by train.
Which train companies operate between Leicester and Chester?
More than one train company operates on the route from Leicester to Chester, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- Avanti West Coast
- East Midlands Railway
- East Midlands Trains
- London Midland
- TransPennine Express
- 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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