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Duration 4h 12m
Distance 272.1 miles
Average price £210
Frequency 13/day

Trip overview

The average train between Eastbourne and Chester takes 4h 12m and the fastest train takes 4h. There is a train service every few hours from Eastbourne 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.


  1. Eastbourne
  2. London Euston
  3. Chester
4h 32m
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£86 - £286

Eastbourne to Chester train times

Trains run hourly between Eastbourne and Chester. The earliest departure is at 13:00 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Eastbourne is at 17:00 which arrives into Chester at 21:12. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 12m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Eastbourne to Chester. However, there are services departing from Eastbourne and arriving at Chester via Victoria station and London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 32m.

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The distance between Eastbourne and Chester is 216 miles. The road distance is 272.1 miles.

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Eastbourne to Chester train services, operated by Southern, depart from Eastbourne station.

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

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