Duration 4h 25m
Distance 124.4 miles
Average price £75
Frequency 14/day

Trip overview

The average train between Chester and Lincoln takes 4h 25m and the fastest train takes 3h 13m. There is a train service every few hours from Chester to Lincoln. 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 via Crewe

  1. Crewe
  2. Stockport
  3. Sheffield
  4. Lincoln
4h 1m
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Chester to Lincoln train times

Trains run hourly between Chester and Lincoln. The earliest departure is at 10:35 in the morning, and the last departure from Chester is at 22:30 which arrives into Lincoln at 08:46. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 25m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Chester to Lincoln. However, there are services departing from Chester and arriving at Lincoln Central via Crewe, Stockport and Sheffield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 1m.

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The distance between Chester and Lincoln is 98 miles. The road distance is 124.4 miles.

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

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Chester to Lincoln train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Lincoln Central station.

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What companies run services between Chester and Lincoln?

You can take a train from Chester to Lincoln via Crewe, Stockport, and Sheffield in around 4h 1m.
Train operators
Northern Rail
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £18
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Stockport
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £18
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£10 - £13
Anytime Day 1st Class
£12 - £18
Train from Stockport to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£14 - £24
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£14 - £18
Anytime Day 1st Class
£17 - £24
Train from Sheffield to Lincoln Central
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£19 - £35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£19 - £24
Anytime Day 1st Class
£23 - £35
Train from Chester to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£15 - £20
Anytime Day 1st Class
£19 - £26
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £28
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£16 - £21
Anytime Day 1st Class
£20 - £28
Train from Sheffield to Lincoln Central
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£19 - £35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£19 - £24
Anytime Day 1st Class
£23 - £35
East Midlands Railways
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £60
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £60
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£19 - £28
Off-Peak Single
£35 - £65
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £60
Anytime Single
£55 - £80
Train from Nottingham to Lincoln Central
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £18
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£6 - £9
Off-Peak Single
£11 - £19
Anytime Day Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Single
£17 - £25

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