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Duration 8h 9m
Distance 346.3 miles
Average price £260
Frequency 13/day

Trip overview

The average train between Penzance and Chester takes 8h 9m and the fastest train takes 6h 51m. There is a train service every few hours from Penzance 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. Penzance
  2. Plymouth
  3. Birmingham New Street
  4. Chester
8h 27m
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£151 - £567

Penzance to Chester train times

Trains run hourly between Penzance and Chester. The earliest departure is at 11:15 in the morning, and the last departure from Penzance is at 22:10 which arrives into Chester at 10:49. All services require a transfer, and take on average 8h 9m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Penzance to Chester. However, there are services departing from Penzance and arriving at Chester via Plymouth, Birmingham New Street and Crewe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 27m.

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The distance between Penzance and Chester is 242 miles. The road distance is 346.3 miles.

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Penzance to Chester train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Penzance station.

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Penzance to Chester train services, operated by London Northwestern Railway, arrive at Crewe station.

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What companies run services between Penzance and Chester?

You can take a train from Penzance to Chester via Plymouth, Birmingham New Street, and Crewe in around 8h 27m.
Train operators
CrossCountry
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£45 - £150
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Penzance to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£45 - £150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£45 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £150
Train from Plymouth to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£95 - £260
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£95 - £120
Anytime Day 1st Class
£180 - £260
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£35 - £130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£35 - £45
Anytime Day 1st Class
£90 - £130

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