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Duration 3h 18m
Distance 41.1 miles
Average price £18
Frequency 3/day

Trip overview

The average train between Formby and Chester takes 3h 18m and the fastest train takes 1h 24m. The train service runs several times per day from Formby 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

  1. Formby
  2. Moorfields
  3. Chester
1h 26m
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£6 - £19

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No, there is no direct train from Formby to Chester. However, there are services departing from Formby and arriving at Chester via Moorfields. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 26m.

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The distance between Formby and Chester is 27 miles. The road distance is 41.1 miles.

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Formby to Chester train services, operated by Merseyrail Electrics, depart from Formby station.

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Formby to Chester train services, operated by Merseyrail Electrics, arrive at Chester station.

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What companies run services between Formby and Chester?

You can take a train from Formby to Chester via Moorfields in around 1h 26m.
Train operators
Merseyrail Electrics
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Formby to Moorfields
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Moorfields to Chester
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org

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