Chester to Liverpool train

Cheap train tickets from Chester to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for 18 Aug

Cheapest

£7

Average

£8

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Transport for Wales
15:30Chester0h48 16:18Liverpool
0 changes
£71One-way
Transport for Wales
07:10Chester0h48 07:58Liverpool
0 changes
£71One-way
Transport for Wales
18:28Chester0h46 19:14Liverpool
0 changes
£71One-way
Mersey Rail
12:15Chester0h39 12:54Liverpool
0 changes
£91One-way
Mersey Rail
12:31Chester0h38 13:09Liverpool
0 changes
£91One-way

Train schedule Chester to Liverpool

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 18 August
Transport for Wales
07:10Chester0h48 07:58Liverpool
0 changes
Mersey Rail
12:15Chester0h39 12:54Liverpool
0 changes
Mersey Rail
12:31Chester0h38 13:09Liverpool
0 changes
Transport for Wales
15:30Chester0h48 16:18Liverpool
0 changes
Transport for Wales
18:28Chester0h46 19:14Liverpool
0 changes

Find all the dates and times for this journey

Compare prices and tickets by train, coach or flight

Thu
18 Aug
Fri
19 Aug
Sat
20 Aug
Sun
21 Aug
Mon
22 Aug
Tue
23 Aug
Wed
24 Aug
Thu
25 Aug
Fri
26 Aug
Sat
27 Aug
Sun
28 Aug
Mon
29 Aug
Tue
30 Aug
Wed
31 Aug

Fastest train times from Chester to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for 18 Aug

Fastest Journey

38 m

Average

43 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

25 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Chester for Liverpool every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Mersey Rail
12:31Chester0h38 13:09Liverpool
0 changes
£91One-way
Mersey Rail
12:15Chester0h39 12:54Liverpool
0 changes
£91One-way
Transport for Wales
18:28Chester0h46 19:14Liverpool
0 changes
£71One-way
Transport for Wales
07:10Chester0h48 07:58Liverpool
0 changes
£71One-way
Transport for Wales
15:30Chester0h48 16:18Liverpool
0 changes
£71One-way

More than 1,000 travel companies trust us to sell their tickets all in one place.

Virgin Trains
East Coast
Cross Country
Deutsche Bahn

Overview: Train from Chester to Liverpool

distanceDistance16 miles
durationAverage train duration47 min
priceAverage train ticket price£7 (€8)
frequencyTrain frequency72 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 58 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersTransport for Wales, Mersey Rail or Northern Rail

Trains from Chester to Liverpool cover the 16 miles long trip taking on average 47 min with our travel partners like Transport for Wales, Mersey Rail or Northern Rail. Normally, there are 72 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £7, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £7. Travellers depart most frequently from Chester and arrive in Liverpool Lime Street.

Train providers: Northern Rail (3) trains Chester to Liverpool

For as little as £7 you can travel by train from Chester to Liverpool with Northern Rail (3). Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

Northern Rail (3)

Northern Trains is a publicly owned train operator in the United Kingdom, headquartered in York. The train provider operates local and regional trains across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. Tickets such as Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day are available to purchase for routes with Northern. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.

Train information from Chester to Liverpool with Northern Rail (3):

  • Average Duration: 5 h 13 min
  • Northern Rail (3) frequency: 4 a day

Trains from Chester to Liverpool: Journey Details

Train services from Chester to Liverpool are frequent and operate seven days a week. Running from early mornings until late in the evening, there are up to four trains per hour during peak travel times. On Sundays, the frequency of services changes to two trains per hour. The main operator of trains from Chester to Liverpool is Merseyrail, with the majority of services being direct. Average journey time is approximately 45 minutes.

Taking the Train from Chester

Managed by Arriva Trains Wales, Chester railway station is located in City Road, near to the city centre. A Rail-Link bus service operates from Monday to Saturday. connecting the station to the city centre. There are also a number of local bus routes, operated by Arriva and First Group, with stops in close proximity. Additionally, the railway station boasts a taxi rank which is located directly outside the main entrance.

Getting into Liverpool by Train

Liverpool is a city with a proud cultural heritage. Famous as the home of The Beatles, the city also boasts the largest selection of museums and art galleries outside of London. Liverpool Waterfront has undergone extensive redevelopment in recent years and now features a wealth of great bars and restaurants. Trains from Chester to Liverpool stop at both Liverpool Lime Street and Liverpool Central. Lime Street is Liverpool's largest railway station and is situated close to the city centre. The city's main bus station, Roe Street, is just a five-minute walk away. There are also a number of local bus routes, operated by Arriva and Stagecoach, with stops in Lime Street itself. There are two taxi ranks at Liverpool Lime Street station, located at the Skelhorne Street and Lord Nelson Street entrances.

Travel Tips: Trains from Chester to Liverpool

Travel by train to Liverpool easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Chester to Liverpool.
FAQs
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains to Liverpool from Chester to cost as little as £7  in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to book tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Chester to Liverpool train prices are on average £7  one way.
You should expect to travel around 16 miles  between Chester and Liverpool by train.
The train time to Liverpool from Chester is on average 47 min  for the 16 miles long journey, but the time it takes to go to Liverpool from Chester by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Chester   and arrive in Liverpool Lime Street.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Chester, located approximately 0.7 miles (1.1 km) from the city centre of Chester. The most popular arrival train station in Liverpool, called Liverpool Lime Street, is located around 0.4 miles (692 m) away from its city centre.

For the best Chester to Liverpool train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Transport for Wales, Mersey Rail or Northern Rail. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Chester to Liverpool to compare what amenities they may offer.
The average number of trains departing Chester for Liverpool is 72 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train for this trip departs from Chester at 07: 10. The last train leaves from Chester at 21: 30. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Chester to Liverpool and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
You can find a train from Chester to Liverpool to cost on average £7 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Chester to Liverpool train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Chester
Liverpool
The major railway station for departures from Chester is Chester. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Chester for your trip from Chester to Liverpool.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3450507080
Public transport options for Chester
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At the bus stop outside the station front

The Omio App Makes Travel Planning Easy

We’ll get you where you want to go. From live train updates to mobile tickets, our innovative app is the ideal way to plan and keep track of your travel.

ios-badge
android-badge
Hand With Phone
Currency
Language