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Duration 2h 56m
Distance 81.6 miles
Average price £120
Frequency 13/day

Trip overview

The average train between Long Eaton and Chester takes 2h 56m and the fastest train takes 1h 58m. There is a train service every few hours from Long Eaton 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. Long Eaton
  2. Tamworth
  3. Crewe
  4. Chester
2h 42m
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£52 - £204

Long Eaton to Chester train times

Trains run hourly between Long Eaton and Chester. The earliest departure is at 06:20 in the morning, and the last departure from Long Eaton is at 21:55 which arrives into Chester at 06:42. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2h 56m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Long Eaton to Chester. However, there are services departing from Long Eaton and arriving at Chester via Tamworth and Crewe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 42m.

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The distance between Long Eaton and Chester is 71 miles. The road distance is 81.6 miles.

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Long Eaton to Chester train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Long Eaton station.

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

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