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Duration 2h 36m
Distance 88 miles
Average price £50
Frequency 10/day

Trip overview

The average train between Chester and Wakefield takes 2h 36m and the fastest train takes 2h 30m. The train service runs several times per day from Chester to Wakefield. 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. Wakefield
2h 31m
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£35 - £145

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No, there is no direct train from Chester to Wakefield. However, there are services departing from Chester and arriving at Wakefield Westgate via Leeds. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 31m.

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The distance between Chester and Wakefield is 67 miles. The road distance is 88 miles.

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Chester to Wakefield train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Chester station.

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Chester to Wakefield train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Leeds station.

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There are 678+ hotels available in Wakefield. Prices start at £75 per night.

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What companies run services between Chester and Wakefield?

Northern Rail operates a train from Chester to Leeds every 3 hours. Tickets cost £30 - £55 and the journey takes 2h 15m.
Train operators
Northern Rail
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £55

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