There are 3 ways to get from Chester to Lancaster by train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Chester to Lancaster

$40 - $70

Cheapest option

Train via Warrington Bank Quay  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Chester to Warrington Bank Quay
  2. Take the train from Warrington Bank Quay to Lancaster

$39 - $79

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Chester to Lancaster 78 miles

$16 - $25

What companies run services between Chester, England and Lancaster, England?

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Chester to Lancaster twice a week. Tickets cost $40 - $70 and the journey takes 1 h 13 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Chester to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $70
Train from Chester to Warrington Bank Quay
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $25
Train from Warrington Bank Quay to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Chester to Warrington Bank Quay
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $13
First Anytime Day Single
$12 - $18

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Chester to Lancaster?

The distance between Chester and Lancaster is 95 km. The road distance is 125 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Chester to Lancaster?

The cheapest way to get from Chester to Lancaster is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 22 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Chester to Lancaster?

The quickest way to get from Chester to Lancaster is to train which takes 1 h 13 min and costs £30 - £50.

Is there a direct train between Chester and Lancaster?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chester and arriving at Lancaster. Services depart twice a week. The journey takes approximately 1 h 13 min.

How long does it take to get from Chester to Lancaster?

The train from Chester to Lancaster takes 1 h 13 min including transfers and departs twice a week.