Trains from
Doncaster to Chester

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  1. on time
    Doncaster
    Platform 3B
    16:42
    Doncaster
    Platform 3B
    17:52
    Stockport
    Platform 4
    18:04
    Stockport
    Platform 2
    18:27
    Crewe
    Platform 1 estimated
    18:56
    Crewe
    Platform 11 estimated
    19:15
    Chester
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Chester
    Platform 3 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  2. on time
    Doncaster
    Platform 3B
    16:42
    Doncaster
    Platform 3B
    17:52
    Stockport
    Platform 4
    18:18
    Stockport
    Platform 1 estimated
    19:38
    Chester
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Chester
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  3. on time
    Doncaster
    Platform 4
    16:43
    Doncaster
    Platform 4
    17:16
    Leeds
    Platform 6 estimated
    17:42
    Leeds
    Platform 8D estimated
    20:07
    Chester
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Chester
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  4. on time
    Doncaster
    Platform 4
    17:17
    Doncaster
    Platform 4
    17:49
    Leeds
    Platform 6 estimated
    18:00
    Leeds
    Platform 16 estimated
    18:52
    Manchester Victoria
    Platform 3 estimated
    19:07
    Manchester Victoria
    Platform 4 estimated
    20:07
    Chester
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Chester
    Platform 1 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  5. on time
    Doncaster
    Platform 3B
    17:42
    Doncaster
    Platform 3B
    18:52
    Stockport
    Platform 4 estimated
    19:04
    Stockport
    Platform 2 estimated
    19:27
    Crewe
    Platform 1 estimated
    19:54
    Crewe
    Platform 11 estimated
    20:13
    Chester
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Chester
    Platform 3 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  6. on time
    Doncaster
    Platform 3B
    17:42
    Doncaster
    Platform 3B
    19:03
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 9 estimated
    19:52
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 14 estimated
    20:55
    Chester
    Platform 4 estimated
    on time
    Chester
    Platform 4 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  7. on time
    Doncaster
    Platform 4 estimated
    18:00
    Doncaster
    Platform 4 estimated
    18:22
    Sheffield
    Platform 6 estimated
    18:42
    Sheffield
    Platform 2A estimated
    19:25
    Stockport
    Platform 3
    19:40
    Stockport
    Platform 2 estimated
    20:08
    Crewe
    Platform 5 estimated
    20:24
    Crewe
    Platform 9 estimated
    20:49
    Chester
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Chester
    Platform 1 estimated
    3 changes
    Peak
  8. on time
    Doncaster
    Platform 4 estimated
    18:00
    Doncaster
    Platform 4 estimated
    18:22
    Sheffield
    Platform 6 estimated
    18:42
    Sheffield
    Platform 2A estimated
    19:37
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 14 estimated
    19:52
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 14 estimated
    20:55
    Chester
    Platform 4 estimated
    on time
    Chester
    Platform 4 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  9. on time
    Doncaster
    Platform 3B estimated
    18:42
    Doncaster
    Platform 3B estimated
    19:52
    Stockport
    Platform 4 estimated
    20:04
    Stockport
    Platform 2 estimated
    20:27
    Crewe
    Platform 1 estimated
    20:54
    Crewe
    Platform 11 estimated
    21:19
    Chester
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Chester
    Platform 3 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  10. on time
    Doncaster
    Platform 3B estimated
    18:42
    Doncaster
    Platform 3B estimated
    20:02
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 8 estimated
    20:51
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 14 estimated
    21:56
    Chester
    Platform 3A estimated
    on time
    Chester
    Platform 3A estimated
    1 change
    Peak

Journey information from Doncaster to Chester

  • Train Fares from: £22.20
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: 1 to 3
  • How long does it take to travel from Doncaster to Chester by train?

    The average journey time between Doncaster and Chester is . On an average weekday, there are 52 trains travelling from Doncaster to Chester. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • What is the fastest journey from Doncaster to Chester by train?

    The fastest journey time by train is .

  • How much does the train from Doncaster to Chester cost?

    Train tickets from Doncaster to Chester can start from as little as £22.20 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

  • Are there direct trains from Doncaster to Chester?

    No, it is not possible to travel from Doncaster to Chester without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Doncaster to Chester.

    No direct trains possible
  • What is the distance between Doncaster and Chester?

    The distance between Doncaster and Chester is 75 miles.

    Distance: 75 miles
  • What time is the first train from Doncaster to Chester?

    The first train from Doncaster to Chester departs at .

    What time is the last train from Doncaster to Chester?

    The last train from Doncaster to Chester departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.

    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

Doncaster to Chester timetable

Check out the next trains departing from Doncaster to Chester for Friday 21st Feb 2020. For the full train timetable, or to search for a later time or date, click here.

DepartsArrivesDuration
16:4219:152h 33m, 2 changes
16:4219:382h 56m, 1 change
16:4320:073h 24m, 1 change
17:1720:072h 50m, 2 changes
17:4220:132h 31m, 2 changes
17:4220:553h 13m, 1 change
18:0020:492h 49m, 3 changes
18:0020:552h 55m, 2 changes
18:4221:192h 37m, 2 changes
18:4221:563h 14m, 1 change

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

How to find cheap train tickets from Doncaster to Chester

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**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.
Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.