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.
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Of the 6 trains that leave Chester for Manchester every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||33 miles (54 km)|
|Average train duration||52 min|
|Average train ticket price||£10 (€12)|
|Train frequency||25 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Northern Rail or Transport for Wales|
Trains from Chester to Manchester cover the 33 miles (54 km) long journey taking on average 52 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail or Transport for Wales. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £10, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £7. Travellers depart most frequently from Chester and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.
Trains from Chester to Manchester are operated by Arriva Trains Wales, Cross Country, Virgin Trains and Northern Rail. The first train of the day usually departs from Chester at just after 3:30 a.m. The last train of the day leaves for Manchester at just before 11:30 p.m. Trains from Chester to Manchester run at least once per hour at night and up to every 10-20 minutes during the day. The journey takes between 1 and 1.5 hours, most routes are direct, but some require a change.
Departure Station: All trains headed to Manchester depart from Chester Train Station. The station is less than 1 mile from the centre of Chester, taxis and buses stop right outside the station.
Arrival Station: Trains from Chester stop at both Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Oxford Road stations. Both of the train stations are less than 1 mile from the city centre, buses and taxis are available outside. A free Metroshuttle bus stops at both stations and travels around the city and various attractions.
Omio customers book a train from Chester to Manchester Piccadilly most frequently for this route.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Chester, located approximately 0.7 miles (1.1 km) from the city centre of Chester. The most popular arrival train station in Manchester, called Manchester Piccadilly, is located around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from its city centre.
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