Duration 1h 40m
Distance 35 miles
Average price £24
Frequency 16/day

Trip overview

The average train between Chesterfield and Gainsborough takes 1h 40m and the fastest train takes 1h 9m. There is a train service every few hours from Chesterfield to Gainsborough. 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. Sheffield
  2. Gainsborough
1h 43m
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£18 - £111

Chesterfield to Gainsborough train times

Trains run hourly between Chesterfield and Gainsborough. The earliest departure is at 10:05 in the morning, and the last departure from Chesterfield is at 23:54 which arrives into Gainsborough at 09:33. All services require a transfer at Sheffield and take an average of 1h 40m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Chesterfield to Gainsborough. However, there are services departing from Chesterfield and arriving at Gainsborough Lea Road via Sheffield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 43m.

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The distance between Chesterfield and Gainsborough is 29 miles. The road distance is 35 miles.

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Chesterfield to Gainsborough train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Sheffield station.

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Chesterfield to Gainsborough train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Gainsborough Lea Road station.

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What companies run services between Chesterfield and Gainsborough?

Northern Rail operates a train from Sheffield to Gainsborough Lea Road hourly. Tickets cost £13 - £22 and the journey takes 46 min.
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