Taunton to Chester by train

  • First train
    05:12
  • Last train
    22:45
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 28m
  • Distance
    242 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    32
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 41m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Taunton to Chester by train

Fast trains from Taunton to Chester take around 3 hours and 28 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 242 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Taunton and Chester.

1. Are there direct trains from Taunton to Chester?

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

We usually find around 33 departures on the route from Taunton 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 30 departures.

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

The Taunton to Chester train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 28 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Chester is usually scheduled to depart Taunton around 05:12 and the last train is around 22:45. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Taunton around 05:28, and the last at 21:36.

When to book Taunton 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 Taunton to Chester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Taunton and Chester?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Midland
  • Transport For Wales
  • Virgin Trains
  • West Midlands 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.