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Duration 3h 45m
Distance 80.2 miles
Average price £45
Frequency 16/day

Trip overview

The average train between Rotherham and Chester takes 3h 45m and the fastest train takes 2h 29m. There is a train service every few hours from Rotherham 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 via Manchester

  1. Sheffield
  2. Stockport
  3. Chester
3h 22m
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£32 - £66

Rotherham to Chester train times

Trains run hourly between Rotherham and Chester. The earliest departure is at 19:58 in the evening, and the last departure from Rotherham is at 22:45 which arrives into Chester at 07:42. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 45m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Rotherham to Chester. However, there are services departing from Rotherham Central and arriving at Chester via Sheffield and Stockport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 22m.

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It is 66 miles from Rotherham to Chester. It is approximately 80.2 miles to drive.

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

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Rotherham to Chester train services, operated by Northern Rail, 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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You can take a train from Rotherham to Chester via Sheffield and Stockport in around 3h 22m.
Train operators
Northern Rail
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£14 - £24
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Stockport
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£14 - £24
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£14 - £18
Anytime Day 1st Class
£17 - £24
Train from Stockport to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£15 - £19
Anytime Day 1st Class
£18 - £26

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