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Duration 4h 41m
Distance 269.1 miles
Average price £232
Frequency 13/day

Trip overview

The average train between Helensburgh and Chester takes 4h 41m and the fastest train takes 3h 57m. There is a train service every few hours from Helensburgh 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. Glasgow Central
  2. Chester
5h 17m
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£92 - £316

Helensburgh to Chester train times

Trains run hourly between Helensburgh and Chester. The earliest departure is at 06:26 in the morning, and the last departure from Helensburgh is at 23:32 which arrives into Chester at 07:52. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 41m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Helensburgh to Chester. However, there are services departing from Helensburgh Central and arriving at Chester via Glasgow Central and Warrington Bank Quay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 17m.

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The distance between Helensburgh and Chester is 209 miles. The road distance is 269.1 miles.

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Helensburgh to Chester train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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Helensburgh to Chester train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Warrington Bank Quay station.

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There are 949+ hotels available in Chester. Prices start at £75 per night.

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What companies run services between Helensburgh and Chester?

Avanti West Coast operates a train from Glasgow Central to Warrington Bank Quay hourly. Tickets cost £80 - £280 and the journey takes 2h 41m.
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