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Duration 4h 39m
Distance 85.5 miles
Average price £100
Frequency 13/day

Trip overview

The average train between Shirebrook and Chester takes 4h 39m and the fastest train takes 3h 15m. There is a train service every few hours from Shirebrook 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 Tamworth

  1. Shirebrook
  2. Nottingham
  3. Tamworth
  4. Chester
4h 1m
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£60 - £232

Shirebrook to Chester train times

Trains run hourly between Shirebrook and Chester. The earliest departure is at 07:16 in the morning, and the last departure from Shirebrook is at 22:43 which arrives into Chester at 09:08. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 39m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Departing Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Shirebrook to Chester. However, there are services departing from Shirebrook and arriving at Chester via Nottingham, Tamworth and Crewe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 1m.

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The distance between Shirebrook and Chester is 70 miles. The road distance is 85.5 miles.

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

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

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