Liverpool to Chester train

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Cheap train tickets from Liverpool to Chester

Showing times and prices for 23 May

Cheapest

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

Transport for Wales
14:470h46
Liverpool
15:33Chester
£71One-way
0 changes
Transport for Wales
08:470h46
Liverpool
09:33Chester
£71One-way
0 changes
Transport for Wales
07:440h49
Liverpool
08:33Chester
£71One-way
0 changes
Transport for Wales
11:470h46
Liverpool
12:33Chester
£81One-way
0 changes
Mersey Rail
08:240h43
Liverpool
09:07Chester
£91One-way
0 changes

Train timetableLiverpool to Chester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 23 May
Mersey Rail
08:240h43
Liverpool
09:07Chester
0 changes
Mersey Rail
15:170h40
Liverpool
15:57Chester
0 changes
Transport for Wales
14:470h46
Liverpool
15:33Chester
0 changes
Transport for Wales
08:470h46
Liverpool
09:33Chester
0 changes
Transport for Wales
07:440h49
Liverpool
08:33Chester
0 changes

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Train times from Liverpool to Chester

Showing times and prices for 23 May

Fastest Journey

40 m

Average

45 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

25 km

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

Mersey Rail
15:170h40
Liverpool
15:57Chester
£101One-way
0 changes
Mersey Rail
08:240h43
Liverpool
09:07Chester
£91One-way
0 changes
Transport for Wales
14:470h46
Liverpool
15:33Chester
£71One-way
0 changes
Transport for Wales
08:470h46
Liverpool
09:33Chester
£71One-way
0 changes
Transport for Wales
11:470h46
Liverpool
12:33Chester
£81One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Liverpool to Chester

distanceDistance16 miles
durationAverage train duration39 min
priceAverage train ticket price£8 (€9)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesMerseyrail or Transport for Wales

Trains from Liverpool to Chester cover the 16 miles long journey taking on average 39 min with our travel partners like Merseyrail or Transport for Wales. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £5, but the average price of train tickets is £8. Travellers depart most frequently from Liverpool Lime Street and arrive in Chester.

Trains from Liverpool to Chester

Whether you are transferring to a London bound service or visiting the city itself, getting from Liverpool to Chester is simple. Trains leave four times an hour from Liverpool Lime Street, starting early in the morning and finishing late at night.

Which train companies go from Liverpool to Chester?

Trains between Liverpool and Chester are operated by MerrseyRail.

How long is the train from Liverpool to Chester?

It generally takes around an hour to travel by train to Chester from Liverpool. A single change will be needed at Birkenhead Central.

When are the first and last trains of the day from Liverpool to Chester?

Beginning at 5:41 am, trains then depart for Chester four times an hour from Liverpool Lime Street. The last train is at 11:48 pm.

What facilities are available on trains from Liverpool to Chester?

MerseyRail services to Chester are basic commuter trains, so don't expect buffet cars and other facilities. However, there are two bike spaces on every train, wheelchairs are accommodated and animals can also be taken on board if required.

What is the departure and arrival station for trains from Liverpool to Chester?

Departure Station: Trains to Chester depart from Liverpool Lime Street. Lime Street is Liverpool's major station and is centrally located, a few hundred metres from the major shopping areas. If you are coming from outer suburbs, the best option is to take MerseyRail services to Liverpool Central, then to walk up Ranelagh Street and Copperas Hill to Lime Street station. Buses also run from the docks, the University and areas like the Georgian Quarter to a stop right outside the main station entrance.

Arrival Station: Trains from Liverpool to Chester all arrive at Chester Station. The station itself is a little way outside Chester's historic centre. If you intend to see the walls and the Rows, walk up Station Road and turn left down Brook Street. Cross the canal, and you're in the ancient city centre. If you are heading to the racecourse, you can walk through the centre of town or take a shuttle bus which operates only on race days.

FAQs: Liverpool to Chester train

FAQs: Travel by train from Liverpool 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 Liverpool to Chester.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Liverpool to Chester can start from as little as £5 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Liverpool to Chester is £8; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time between Liverpool and Chester is on average 39 min   for the 16 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go from Liverpool to Chester by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Liverpool to Chester leaves at 06: 46. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Liverpool to Chester leaves at 20: 47.
For the route from Liverpool to Chester you can take a train with Merseyrail or Transport for Wales. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Liverpool to Chester on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 20: 47.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Liverpool Lime Street, which is located around 0.4 miles (731 m) 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.

The cheapest month for a train from Liverpool to Chester is November.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Chester from Liverpool including taking a coach or train.

Important Stations and Airports in Liverpool and Chester

Liverpool
Chester
The major railway station for departures from Liverpool is Liverpool Lime Street. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Liverpool Lime Street for your trip from Liverpool to Chester.
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Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 38 | Sun: 07: 15 - 23: 05
Public transport options for Liverpool Lime Street
Suburban train lines: Wirral Line (green)
Bus lines: 9, 10, 61, 82, 79, 86C, 500
Train lines: Northern, West Midlands, TransPennine Express, East Midlands, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales, London Northwestern
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement services depart at the Bus stop on Skelhorne Street, near the Tesco Express. L3 5GA.
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Public transport options for Liverpool Central
Location for Rail Replacement Services: 32 Great Charlotte Street, Liverpool 1
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Phone Number
+44 1515551111
Public transport options for Liverpool South Parkway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Bus Stand 4, located in the main concourse area
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