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Duration 1h 20m
Distance 41.9 miles
Average price £21
Frequency 18/day

Trip overview

The average train between Trafford and Chester takes 1h 20m and the fastest train takes 1h 14m. There is a train service every few hours from Trafford 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

  1. Eccles
  2. Newton-le-Willows
  3. Chester
1h 35m
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£16 - £34

Trafford to Chester train times

Trains run hourly between Trafford and Chester. The earliest departure is at 05:35 in the morning, and the last departure from Trafford is at 22:41 which arrives into Chester at 00:17. All services require a transfer at Newton-le-Willows and take an average of 1h 20m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Trafford to Chester. However, there are services departing from Eccles and arriving at Chester via Newton-le-Willows. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 35m.

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The distance between Trafford and Chester is 30 miles. The road distance is 41.9 miles.

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Trafford to Chester train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Eccles station.

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Trafford to Chester train services, operated by Transport for Wales, arrive at Chester station.

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You can take a train from Trafford to Chester via Newton-le-Willows in around 1h 35m.
Train operators
Northern Rail
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Eccles to Newton-le-Willows
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£5 - £7
Anytime Day 1st Class
£7 - £10
Train from Newton-le-Willows to Chester
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£10 - £17
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£10 - £13
Anytime Day 1st Class
£12 - £17

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