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Perth to Chester by train

  • First train
    05:13
  • Last train
    22:38
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 51m
  • Distance
    357 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    28
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 53m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Perth to Chester by train

Fast trains from Perth to Chester take around 4 hours and 51 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 357 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Perth and Chester.

1. Are there direct trains from Perth to Chester?

Journeys between Perth and Chester usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 29 departures on the route from Perth 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 27 departures.

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

The Perth to Chester train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 51 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Chester is usually scheduled to depart Perth around 05:13 and the last train is around 18:14. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Perth around 05:18, and the last at 22:38.

When to book Perth 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 Perth to Chester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Perth and Chester?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Avanti West Coast
  • East Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • ScotRail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Transport For Wales
  • UK Rail Connections
  • 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.