Motherwell to Chester by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 1m
  • Distance
    298 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 8m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Motherwell to Chester by train

Fast trains from Motherwell to Chester take around 3 hours and 1 minute, covering a distance of approximately 298 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Motherwell and Chester.

1. Are there direct trains from Motherwell to Chester?

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

We usually find around 27 departures on the route from Motherwell to Chester every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

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

The Motherwell to Chester train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 1 minute, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Chester is usually scheduled to depart Motherwell around 06:04 and the last train is around 23:22. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Motherwell around 06:04, and the last at 23:36.

When to book Motherwell 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 Motherwell to Chester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Motherwell and Chester?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Merseyrail
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • ScotRail
  • 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.