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Duration 4h 13m
Distance 251.4 miles
Average price £170
Frequency 12/day

Trip overview

The average train between Sheerness and Chester takes 4h 13m and the fastest train takes 3h 36m. There is a train service every few hours from Sheerness 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. Sittingbourne
  2. London Euston
  3. Chester
4h 40m
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£89 - £283

Sheerness to Chester train times

Trains run every two hours between Sheerness and Chester. The earliest departure is at 05:55 in the morning, and the last departure from Sheerness is at 18:18 which arrives into Chester at 22:11. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 13m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Sheerness to Chester. However, there are services departing from Sheerness-on-Sea and arriving at Chester via Sittingbourne and London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 40m.

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The distance between Sheerness and Chester is 197 miles. The road distance is 251.4 miles.

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Sheerness to Chester train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Sittingbourne station.

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Sheerness 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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