COVID-19 Travel restrictions may apply in United Kingdom. Learn More.
Duration 3h 36m
Distance 73.9 miles
Average price £51
Frequency 13/day

Trip overview

The average train between Matlock and Chester takes 3h 36m and the fastest train takes 3h 6m. There is a train service every few hours from Matlock 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. Matlock
  2. Derby
  3. Chester
3h 33m
Bookable on Rome2rio
£33 - £70

Matlock to Chester train times

Trains run hourly between Matlock and Chester. The earliest departure is at 06:20 in the morning, and the last departure from Matlock is at 22:56 which arrives into Chester at 08:47. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 36m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Matlock to Chester? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions may still be in place within United Kingdom. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for United Kingdom.

Learn More.

No, there is no direct train from Matlock to Chester. However, there are services departing from Matlock and arriving at Chester via Derby and Crewe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 33m.

More details

The distance between Matlock and Chester is 56 miles. The road distance is 73.9 miles.

Get driving directions

Matlock to Chester train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, depart from Matlock station.

More details

Matlock to Chester train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, arrive at Crewe station.

More details

Book your Matlock to Chester train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

Search and book

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

More details

What companies run services between Matlock and Chester?

You can take a train from Matlock to Chester via Derby and Crewe in around 3h 33m.
Train operators
East Midlands Railways
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £10
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Matlock to Derby
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £10
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£3 - £5
Off-Peak Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Single
£8 - £13
Train from Derby to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£18 - £26
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£9 - £13
Off-Peak Single
£17 - £28
Anytime Day Single
£18 - £26
Anytime Single
£25 - £40

Get the Rome2rio app

Find the best way to get from A to B, anywhere in the world, on your mobile or tablet.

Compare your options: plane, train, bus, car, ferry, bike share, driving and walking directions all in one search.

Learn more about our apps