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Chester to Liverpool Central by train

It takes an average of 47m to travel from Chester to Liverpool Central by train, over a distance of around 15 miles (24 km). There are normally 58 trains per day travelling from Chester to Liverpool Central and tickets for this journey start from £6 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 44m
PriceFrom £6
Distance15 miles (24 km)
Frequency58 trains per day
First train05:55
Last train23:00
Departure stationChester
Arrival stationLiverpool Central
ChangesDirect trains available
Train operatorsMerseyrail

Chester to Liverpool Central train times

Check out the next trains departing from Chester to Liverpool Central for Tuesday 26th October 2021 using our handy timetable below, including platform and live travel information. You can view the full day timetable or search for a different date here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
13:31 14:41 1h 10m, 1 change
13:45 14:33 48m, direct
14:00 14:47 47m, direct
14:15 15:03 48m, direct
14:30 15:17 47m, direct
14:45 15:33 48m, direct
15:00 15:47 47m, direct
15:15 16:03 48m, direct
15:27 16:37 1h 10m, 1 change
15:30 16:17 47m, direct

Travelling by train from Chester to Liverpool Central

Planning a day out and looking to travel from Chester to Liverpool Central by train? You've come to the right place!

The train from Chester to Liverpool Central usually takes around 47m but can take just 44m on the fastest Merseyrail or Tfl Rail services, with around 58 trains running on this popular route per day. You won’t need to worry about making any changes along the way either as direct trains are available.

If you want to save money, travel Off-Peak – tickets are usually cheaper during quieter times on weekdays and weekends. You can also get a Railcard and save up to 1/3 on eligible journeys for a whole year. Use our Journey Planner to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.

Ready to book? Start your search for train tickets from Chester to Liverpool Central with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our timetable where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Chester to Liverpool Central? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Chester to Liverpool Central take?

The average journey time by train between Chester and Liverpool Central is 47 minutes, with around 58 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Chester and Liverpool Central by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Chester to Liverpool Central is 44 minutes.

How much does the train from Chester to Liverpool Central cost?

Train ticket prices from Chester to Liverpool Central can start from as little as £6 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Chester to Liverpool Central?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Chester to Liverpool Central without having to change trains. There are 58 direct trains from Chester to Liverpool Central each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Chester to Liverpool Central leave?

The first train from Chester to Liverpool Central leaves at 05:55. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Chester to Liverpool Central leave?

The last train from Chester to Liverpool Central leaves at 23:00. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Chester and Liverpool Central by train?

Trains travelling from Chester to Liverpool Central cover a distance of around 15 miles (24 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Liverpool Central to Chester.

Cheap train tickets from Chester to Liverpool Central

Train tickets from Chester to Liverpool Central start at £6 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets, and even tell you when the prices are likely to increase with Price Prediction.

Book in advance

Look out for Advance tickets – they usually come out up to 12 weeks before the departure date and can be cheaper than buying on the day. If you’re here a tad early, sign up for our Advance ticket alert today to get notified when your tickets are released.

Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Chester to Liverpool Central is right for you.

Use your Railcard

National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.

Split your tickets

Download our app to find split tickets — courtesy of SplitSave, our handy feature which 'splits' your train tickets where possible to find you a better deal. Learn more about the clever tech behind split tickets, and how to spot SplitSave discounts in our app.

For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

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