Duration 2h 58m
Distance 80.4 miles
Average price £50
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Rotherham and Chester takes 2h 58m and the fastest train takes 2h 7m. There is an hourly train service 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 Crewe • 2h 43m

  1. Sheffield
  2. Stockport
  3. Crewe
  4. Chester
2h 43m
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£30 - £157

Rotherham to Chester train times

Trains run hourly between Rotherham and Chester. The earliest departure is at 00:13 in the morning, and the last departure from Rotherham is at 23:00 which arrives into Chester at 06:42. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2h 58m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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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, Stockport and Crewe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 43m.

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The distance between Rotherham and Chester is 66 miles. The road distance is 80.4 miles.

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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 Transport for Wales, arrive at Chester station.

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You can take a train from Rotherham to Chester via Sheffield, Stockport, and Crewe in around 2h 43m.
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42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
5 times a week
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£14 - £24
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
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£18 - £26
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24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £40
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£24 - £100

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