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Duration 4h 46m
Distance 153.6 miles
Average price £63
Frequency 16/day

Trip overview

The average train between Chester and Scarborough takes 4h 46m and the fastest train takes 3h 22m. There is a train service every few hours from Chester to Scarborough. 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. Newton-le-Willows
  3. York
  4. Scarborough
4h 2m
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£49 - £92

Chester to Scarborough train times

Trains run hourly between Chester and Scarborough. The earliest departure is at 16:20 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Chester is at 23:22 which arrives into Scarborough at 08:51. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 46m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Chester to Scarborough. However, there are services departing from Chester and arriving at Scarborough via Newton-le-Willows and York. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 2m.

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The distance between Chester and Scarborough is 127 miles. The road distance is 153.6 miles.

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

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Chester to Scarborough train services, operated by TransPennine Express, arrive at Scarborough station.

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