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Chester to Belfast by train
Fastest journey7hr 31m
Trains per day10
Avg. journey time9hr 14m
Travelling from Chester to Belfast by train
Fast trains from Chester to Belfast take around 7 hours and 31 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 254 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Chester and Belfast.
1. Are there direct trains from Chester to Belfast?
Journeys between Chester and Belfast usually involve 2 changes of train.
We usually find around 13 departures on the route from Chester to Belfast 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 8 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Chester to Belfast?
The Chester to Belfast train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 31 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Chester to Belfast train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Belfast is usually scheduled to depart Chester around 06:44 and the last train is around 22:56. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Chester around 06:20, and the last at 23:41.
When to book Chester to Belfast 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 Chester to Belfast by train.
Which train companies operate between Chester and Belfast?
More than one train company operates on the route from Chester to Belfast, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- Avanti West Coast
- 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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