Southport to Chester by train

  • First train
    05:38
  • Last train
    23:18
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 29m
  • Distance
    51 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    53
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 45m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Southport to Chester by train

Fast trains from Southport to Chester take around 1 hour and 29 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 51 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Southport and Chester.

1. Are there direct trains from Southport to Chester?

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

We usually find around 53 departures on the route from Southport to Chester every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 54 departures.

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

The Southport to Chester train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 29 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Chester is usually scheduled to depart Southport around 05:38 and the last train is around 23:18. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Southport around 06:06, and the last at 22:43.

When to book Southport 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 Southport to Chester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Southport and Chester?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Merseyrail
  • Northern
  • 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.