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Chesterfield train station is just under a 10-minute walk to the main shopping area and the UK’s best small indoor market. Trains first came to Chesterfield in 1840 as part of the construction of the Derby-to-Leeds line by famous Victorian engineer George Stephenson. A statue of the man himself was erected outside the train station in 2006 after the current station was almost entirely rebuilt in 1996.

Chesterfield’s famous crooked spire of the 14th-century Church of St Mary and All Saints rises out of the landscape as the train approaches Chesterfield train station. Visible for many miles around, the spire stands almost 70m high, twists through 45 degrees and leans almost 3m off centre. All sorts of wonderful folk tales abound how the spire came to be so crooked, but the truth is probably something to do with shoddy 14th-century building materials or methods.

Station details & facilities

Trains to Chesterfield station

Chesterfield train station is mainly served by EMR and Northern trains. Frequent EMR services connect Norwich to Chesterfield in 3h 25m, London to Chesterfield in 2h 19m and Sheffield to Chesterfield in 19m. Both Northern and EMR services cover the routes from Nottingham to Chesterfield (38m) and Leeds to Chesterfield (1h 16m).

Need more information on how to get to Chesterfield by train? Check out our dedicated page to trains to Chesterfield.

Chesterfield train station departures and arrivals

Want to know when your next train from/to Chesterfield station departs? Scroll down this page and click on the ‘Departures’ tab if you want to check all trains departing from Chesterfield railway station or click on the ‘Arrivals’ tab for more information about all services arriving into Chesterfield.

Chesterfield station has three platforms. Platform 1 is accessible directly from the ticket hall, and platforms 2 and 3 can be accessed via the stairs and a subway or lift. A cafe, newsagent and accessible toilet are in the ticket hall.

Chesterfield train station parking

Outside the station's entrance there are both long-stay and short-stay pay-and-display car parks, a taxi rank and a bus stop to travel into town and further afield. Cycle racks are outside the entrance and on platform 1.

Hotels near Chesterfield train station

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Frequently asked questions

Is Chesterfield station open?

Chesterfield station is open every day that services are running to and from the station. The station usually opens just before the first train of the day leaves and then closes after the last train departs. Ticket office opening hours may vary.

Are trains running today from Chesterfield station?

Trains arrive into and depart from Chesterfield station almost every day, although there may be fewer services during the weekends and bank holidays. Check our live train times for up-to-date information on trains running to and from Chesterfield.

Are there toilets at Chesterfield station?

Yes, there are toilets available to use at Chesterfield station.

Are dogs allowed at Chesterfield station?

Yes, dogs are allowed at Chesterfield station, but they should be kept on a lead or in a pet carrier at all times.

Departures and arrivals from Chesterfield

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Chesterfield station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Edinburgh (Waverley)CrossCountry18:051On time
to PlymouthCrossCountry18:082On time
to NorwichEast Midlands Railway18:112Late
to London St Pancras InternationalEast Midlands Railway18:122On time
to Liverpool Lime StreetEast Midlands Railway18:211On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from PlymouthCrossCountry18:021On time
from Edinburgh (Waverley)CrossCountry18:072On time
from Liverpool Lime StreetEast Midlands Railway18:102Late
from SheffieldEast Midlands Railway18:112On time
from NorwichEast Midlands Railway18:211On time
† Average savings on advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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