Cheap train tickets from Chester to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for 9 Dec

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.

The average ticket from Chester to Liverpool will cost around £ 8 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 7.

Cheapest
08:11Chester0h51 09:02Liverpool Lime Street
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£71One-way
08:45Chester0h42 09:27James Street
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£91One-way
09:00Chester0h41 09:41James Street
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£91One-way
08:00Chester0h41 08:41James Street
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£91One-way
08:30Chester0h41 09:11James Street
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£91One-way

Train schedule Chester to Liverpool

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08:00Chester0h41 08:41James Street
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08:11Chester0h51 09:02Liverpool Lime Street
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08:15Chester0h42 08:57James Street
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08:30Chester0h41 09:11James Street
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08:45Chester0h42 09:27James Street
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09:00Chester0h41 09:41James Street
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Fastest train times from Chester to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for 9 Dec

Fastest Journey

41 m

Average

43 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

25 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Chester for Liverpool every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 25 km distance in an average of 43 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 41 m .

The slowest trains will take 51 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
09:00Chester0h41 09:41James Street
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£91One-way
Fastest
08:00Chester0h41 08:41James Street
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£91One-way
Fastest
08:30Chester0h41 09:11James Street
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£91One-way
08:45Chester0h42 09:27James Street
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£91One-way
08:15Chester0h42 08:57James Street
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£91One-way

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Overview: Train from Chester to Liverpool

distanceDistance16 miles (25 km)
durationAverage train duration41 min
priceAverage train ticket price£7 (€8)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesMersey Rail or Arriva Trains Wales

Trains from Chester to Liverpool cover the 16 miles (25 km) long journey taking on average 41 min with our travel partners like Mersey Rail or Arriva Trains Wales. Normally, there are 10 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.

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

How much do cheap train tickets to Liverpool from Chester cost?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train to Liverpool from Chester for as little as £7  in the next 7 days.

What is the average cost of a train from Chester to Liverpool?

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.

How many miles is it from Chester to Liverpool by train?

The train distance from Chester to Liverpool is around 16 miles (25 km).

How long is the train journey between Chester and Liverpool?

The train time to Liverpool from Chester is on average 41 min  for the 16 miles (25 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Chester to Liverpool by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

Which train station in Chester goes to Liverpool? Which train station do I come into Liverpool from Chester?

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

Where do I find the Chester train station to Liverpool? Where is the Liverpool train station?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Chester, is located 0.7 miles (1.1 km) from the city centre of Chester.

The most popular arrival train station, Liverpool Lime Street, is located 0.2 miles (346 m) away from the city centre of Liverpool.

What train providers go from Chester to Liverpool?

Take the Chester to Liverpool train with Mersey Rail or Arriva Trains Wales. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route from Chester to Liverpool as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Is there a direct train from Chester to Liverpool?

Yes, there are 10 direct trains per day from Chester to Liverpool. You can look to travel with Arriva Trains Wales or Mersey Rail  without needing to change in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this route.

How many trains per day are there between Chester and Liverpool?

The average number of trains departing Chester for Liverpool is 10 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

How early should I book train tickets to Liverpool from Chester to score the best deals?

If you buy Chester to Liverpool train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £7. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Chester to Liverpool. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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 to Liverpool from Chester.