Duration 5h 19m
Distance 146.9 miles
Average price £100
Frequency 12/day

Trip overview

The average train between Chester and Boston takes 5h 19m and the fastest train takes 4h 12m. There is a train service every few hours from Chester to Boston. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Crewe
  2. Nottingham
  3. Boston
5h 37m
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£53 - £181

Chester to Boston train times

Trains run every two hours between Chester and Boston. The earliest departure is at 10:35 in the morning, and the last departure from Chester is at 20:19 which arrives into Boston at 07:23. All services require a transfer, and take on average 5h 19m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Chester to Boston. However, there are services departing from Chester and arriving at Boston via Crewe, Derby and Nottingham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 37m.

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The distance between Chester and Boston is 121 miles. The road distance is 146.9 miles.

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Chester to Boston train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, depart from Crewe station.

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Chester to Boston train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, arrive at Boston station.

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You can take a train from Chester to Boston via Crewe, Derby, and Nottingham in around 5h 37m.
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