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Duration 5h 32m
Distance 224.1 miles
Average price £220
Frequency 11/day

Trip overview

The average train between Dorchester and Chester takes 5h 32m and the fastest train takes 4h 53m. The train service runs several times per day from Dorchester to Chester. 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 London

  1. Dorchester South
  2. London Euston
  3. Chester
5h 34m
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£127 - £349

Dorchester to Chester train times

Trains run every two hours between Dorchester and Chester. The earliest departure is at 08:07 in the morning, and the last departure from Dorchester is at 21:22 which arrives into Chester at 09:08. All services require a transfer, and take on average 5h 32m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Departing Wednesday, August 5, 2020

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No, there is no direct train from Dorchester to Chester. However, there are services departing from Dorchester South and arriving at Chester via Waterloo station and London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 34m.

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The distance between Dorchester and Chester is 173 miles. The road distance is 224.1 miles.

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Dorchester to Chester train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Dorchester South station.

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Dorchester to Chester train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Chester station.

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