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Chester to Rhyl by train

It takes an average of 31m to travel from Chester to Rhyl by train, over a distance of around 27 miles (43 km). There are normally 43 trains per day travelling from Chester to Rhyl and tickets for this journey start from £9.50 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 25m
PriceFrom £9.50
Distance27 miles (43 km)
Frequency43 trains per day
First train06:20
Last train00:45
Departure stationChester
Arrival stationRhyl
ChangesDirect trains available
Train operatorsAvanti West Coast, Transport for Wales

Chester to Rhyl train times

Check out the next trains departing from Chester to Rhyl for Tuesday 6th July 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.
12:03 12:31 28m, direct
12:13 12:41 28m, direct
12:24 12:56 32m, direct
13:31 14:02 31m, direct
14:03 14:35 32m, direct
14:26 14:58 32m, direct
15:25 15:57 32m, direct
16:25 16:57 32m, direct
17:29 17:59 30m, direct
18:26 18:59 33m, direct

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Chester to Rhyl? 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 Rhyl take?

The average journey time by train between Chester and Rhyl is 31 minutes, with around 43 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 Rhyl by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Chester to Rhyl is 25 minutes.

How much does the train from Chester to Rhyl cost?

Train ticket prices from Chester to Rhyl can start from as little as £9.50 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 Rhyl?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Chester to Rhyl without having to change trains. There are 43 direct trains from Chester to Rhyl 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 Rhyl leave?

The first train from Chester to Rhyl leaves at 06:20. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Chester to Rhyl leave?

The last train from Chester to Rhyl leaves at 00:45. 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 Rhyl by train?

Trains travelling from Chester to Rhyl cover a distance of around 27 miles (43 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

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

Cheap train tickets from Chester to Rhyl

Train tickets from Chester to Rhyl start at £9.50 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 Rhyl is right for you.

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