Duration 2h 45m
Distance 165.9 miles
Average price £187
Frequency 12/day

Trip overview

The average train between Hitchin and Chester takes 2h 45m and the fastest train takes 2h 40m. There is a train service every few hours from Hitchin 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. Hitchin
  2. London Euston
  3. Chester
3h 35m
£80 - £248

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No, there is no direct train from Hitchin to Chester. However, there are services departing from Hitchin and arriving at Chester via London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 35m.

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The distance between Hitchin and Chester is 140 miles. The road distance is 165.9 miles.

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Hitchin to Chester train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Hitchin station.

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Hitchin to Chester train services, operated by Virgin Trains, arrive at Chester station.

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There are 522+ hotels available in Chester. Prices start at £75 per night.

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