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Duration 3h 9m
Distance 110.6 miles
Average price £49
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between York Station and Chester takes 3h 9m and the fastest train takes 2h 33m. There is an hourly train service from York Station 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. York
  2. Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Chester
2h 56m
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£37 - £65

York Station to Chester train times

Trains run hourly between York Station and Chester. The earliest departure is at 08:48 in the morning, and the last departure from York Station is at 21:28 which arrives into Chester at 00:25. All services require a transfer at Manchester Piccadilly and take an average of 3h 9m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from York Station to Chester. However, there are services departing from York and arriving at Chester via Manchester Piccadilly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 56m.

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The distance between York Station and Chester is 91 miles. The road distance is 110.6 miles.

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York Station to Chester train services, operated by TransPennine Express, depart from York station.

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

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