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Duration 3h 9m
Distance 221.3 miles
Average price £150
Frequency 12/day

Trip overview

The average train between Rayleigh and Chester takes 3h 9m and the fastest train takes 3h. There is a train service every few hours from Rayleigh 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. Rayleigh
  2. London Euston
  3. Chester
3h 42m
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£81 - £254

Rayleigh to Chester train times

Trains run every two hours between Rayleigh and Chester. The earliest departure is at 07:06 in the morning, and the last departure from Rayleigh is at 17:06 which arrives into Chester at 20:08. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 9m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Rayleigh to Chester. However, there are services departing from Rayleigh and arriving at Chester via Liverpool Street station and London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 42m.

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The distance between Rayleigh and Chester is 186 miles. The road distance is 221.3 miles.

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Rayleigh to Chester train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Rayleigh station.

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Rayleigh to Chester train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Chester station.

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

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