Glasgow to Chester train

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Cheap train tickets from Glasgow to Chester

Showing times and prices for 23 May

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Glasgow to Chester is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Avanti West Coast
08:003h44
Glasgow
11:44Chester
£261One-way
0 changes

Train timetableGlasgow to Chester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 23 May
Avanti West Coast
08:003h44
Glasgow
11:44Chester
0 changes

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Train times from Glasgow to Chester

Showing times and prices for 23 May

Fastest Journey

3 h 44 m

Average

3 h 44 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

310 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Glasgow for Chester every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
08:003h44
Glasgow
11:44Chester
£261One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Glasgow to Chester

distanceDistance192 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 13 min
priceAverage train ticket price£53 (€59)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersVirgin Trains or TransPennine Express

Trains from Glasgow to Chester cover the 192 miles long journey taking on average 3 h 13 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains or TransPennine Express. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £53, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £16. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Chester.

FAQs: Glasgow to Chester train

FAQs: Travel by train from Glasgow to Chester 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 Glasgow to Chester.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Glasgow to Chester can start from as little as £16 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Glasgow to Chester is £53; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Glasgow to Chester train travel time is 3 h 13 min   for the 192 mile long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Glasgow to Chester leaves at 04: 48. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Glasgow to Chester leaves at 19: 06.
There are 16 trains a day from Glasgow to Chester which require at least one change with Virgin Trains or TransPennine Express. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the best Glasgow to Chester train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Virgin Trains or TransPennine Express. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Glasgow to Chester to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 19: 06.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Glasgow Central, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Chester, located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Chester from Glasgow is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 13 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Glasgow to Chester is February.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel to Chester from Glasgow including taking a train, flight or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Glasgow and Chester

Glasgow
Chester
The major railway station for departures from Glasgow is Glasgow Central. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Glasgow Central for your trip from Glasgow to Chester.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 09: 15 - 21: 30
Public transport options for Glasgow Central
Bus lines: 6, 7, 18, 21, 75, 263, 267, 500 Airport Express
Train lines: West Coast Main Line, ScotRail, Avanti West Coast, LNER, TransPennine Express, CrossCountry, Caledonian Sleeper
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Bus pick up / drop off on Gordon St.
Glasgow Queen StreetWifiParkingAccessibility
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ParkingParking
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Public transport options for Glasgow Queen Street
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stop on the bridge at Cathedral Street
Metro: Interchange station for SPT Subway
Glasgow Central or Glasgow Queen StreetAccessibility
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Glasgow Airport
Charing Cross (Glasgow)ShoppingParkingATMAccessibility
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ParkingParking
ATMATM
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Public transport options for Charing Cross (Glasgow)
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Elmbank Gardens to the left of the station entrance
Queens Park (Glasgow)ParkingAccessibility
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Queens Park (Glasgow)
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Victoria Road
High Street (Glasgow)ShoppingParkingAccessibility
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ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for High Street (Glasgow)
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off in front of the station on High Street
Glasgow, Nithsdale Road
Glasgow, Telephone Exchange
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