Middlesbrough to Chester by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 26m
  • Distance
    188 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 58m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Middlesbrough to Chester by train

Fast trains from Middlesbrough to Chester take around 3 hours and 26 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 188 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Middlesbrough and Chester.

1. Are there direct trains from Middlesbrough to Chester?

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

We usually find around 38 departures on the route from Middlesbrough 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 36 departures.

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

The Middlesbrough to Chester train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 26 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Chester is usually scheduled to depart Middlesbrough around 05:54 and the last train is around 20:57. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Middlesbrough around 05:43, and the last at 22:57.

When to book Middlesbrough 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 Middlesbrough to Chester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Middlesbrough and Chester?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • First TransPennine Express
  • 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.