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Lille to Chester by train

  • First train
    08:35
  • Last train
    21:00
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 10m
  • Distance
    498 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    14
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 14m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Lille to Chester by train

Fast trains from Lille to Chester take around 4 hours and 10 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 498 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lille and Chester.

1. Are there direct trains from Lille to Chester?

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

We usually find around 16 departures on the route from Lille 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 12 departures.

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

The Lille to Chester train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 10 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Chester is usually scheduled to depart Lille around 08:35 and the last train is around 21:00. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Lille to Chester train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 4 and a half 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 Lille to Chester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Lille and Chester?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • Eurostar
  • London Underground
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Chester to Lille by train

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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.