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Duration 23 min
Distance 18.8 miles
Average price £17
Frequency 8/day

Trip overview

The average train between Chester and Widnes takes 23 min and the fastest train takes 22 min. The train service runs several times per day from Chester to Widnes. 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. Widnes
24 min
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£13 - £20

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Want to know about travelling from Chester to Widnes? 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.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chester and arriving at Runcorn. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 24 min.

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The distance between Chester and Widnes is 14 miles. The road distance is 18.8 miles.

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

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Chester to Widnes train services, operated by Transport for Wales, arrive at Runcorn station.

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What companies run services between Chester and Widnes?

Transport for Wales operates a train from Chester to Runcorn every 4 hours. Tickets cost £13 - £20 and the journey takes 24 min.
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