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Aberdeen to Chester by train

  • First train
    05:46
  • Last train
    23:23
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 49m
  • Distance
    442 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    22
  • Avg. journey time
    7hr 53m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Aberdeen to Chester by train

Fast trains from Aberdeen to Chester take around 5 hours and 49 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 442 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Aberdeen and Chester.

1. Are there direct trains from Aberdeen to Chester?

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

We usually find around 23 departures on the route from Aberdeen 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 22 departures.

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

The Aberdeen to Chester train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 49 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Chester is usually scheduled to depart Aberdeen around 05:46 and the last train is around 23:23. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Aberdeen around 05:26, and the last at 22:27.

When to book Aberdeen 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 Aberdeen to Chester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Aberdeen and Chester?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • 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.

Chester to Aberdeen by train

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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.