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Duration 2h 20m
Distance 52.5 miles
Average price £48
Frequency 14/day

Trip overview

The average train between Horwich and Chester takes 2h 20m and the fastest train takes 1h 24m. There is a train service every few hours from Horwich 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. Blackrod
  2. Preston
  3. Warrington Bank Quay
  4. Chester
2h 11m
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£23 - £72

Horwich to Chester train times

Trains run hourly between Horwich and Chester. The earliest departure is at 06:31 in the morning, and the last departure from Horwich is at 23:59 which arrives into Chester at 06:49. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2h 20m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Horwich to Chester. However, there are services departing from Blackrod and arriving at Chester via Preston and Warrington Bank Quay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 11m.

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The distance between Horwich and Chester is 32 miles. The road distance is 52.5 miles.

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Horwich to Chester train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Blackrod station.

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Horwich to Chester train services, operated by Transport for Wales, arrive at Chester station.

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