Duration 3h 27m
Distance 187.8 miles
Average price £188
Frequency 12/day

Trip overview

The average train between Chester and Hertford takes 3h 27m and the fastest train takes 3h 14m. There is a train service every few hours from Chester to Hertford. 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. Chester
  2. Hertford
3h 13m
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£78 - £244

Chester to Hertford train times

Trains run every two hours between Chester and Hertford. The service departs Chester at 19:35 in the evening, which arrives into Hertford at 23:01. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 27m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Chester to Hertford. However, there are services departing from Chester and arriving at Hertford East via Euston station and Tottenham Hale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 13m.

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The distance between Chester and Hertford is 153 miles. The road distance is 187.8 miles.

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Chester to Hertford train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Chester station.

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Chester to Hertford train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at London Euston station.

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There are 395+ hotels available in Hertford. Prices start at £75 per night.

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What companies run services between Chester and Hertford?

Avanti West Coast operates a train from Chester to London Euston every 2 hours. Tickets cost £65 - £230 and the journey takes 2h 2m.
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