Runcorn to Chester by train

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Travelling from Runcorn to Chester by train

Fast trains from Runcorn to Chester take around 19 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 20 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Runcorn and Chester.

1. Are there direct trains from Runcorn to Chester?

Direct trains from Runcorn to Chester have been found.

We usually find around 38 direct trains on the route from Runcorn to Chester every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 27 departures.

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

The Runcorn to Chester train travel time is normally about 19 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Chester is usually scheduled to depart Runcorn around 06:28 and the last train is around 00:01. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Runcorn around 06:28, and the last at 23:55.

When to book Runcorn 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 Runcorn to Chester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Runcorn and Chester?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Northern Rail
  • Transport For Wales

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.