Duration 24 min
Distance 9.6 miles
Average price £14
Frequency 3/day

Trip overview

The average train between Chester and Elton takes 24 min and the fastest train takes 17 min. The train service runs several times per day from Chester to Elton. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train • 1h 10m

  1. Chester
  2. Helsby
  3. Elton
1h 10m
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Chester to Elton train times

Trains run three times a day between Chester and Elton. The service departs Chester at 17:30 in the afternoon, which arrives into Elton at 17:58. All services require a transfer at Helsby and take an average of 24 min. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Chester to Elton? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct train from Chester to Elton. However, there are services departing from Chester and arriving at Ince & Elton via Helsby. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 10m.

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The distance between Chester and Elton is 7 miles. The road distance is 9.6 miles.

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Chester to Elton train services, operated by Transport for Wales, depart from Chester station.

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Chester to Elton train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Ince & Elton station.

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You can take a train from Chester to Elton via Helsby in around 1h 10m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
8 min
3 times a day
Estimated price
£3 - £5

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