It takes an average of 47m to travel from Liverpool Lime Street to Chester by train, over a distance of around 15 miles (24 km). There are normally 92 trains per day travelling from Liverpool Lime Street to Chester and tickets for this journey start from £6.60 when you book in advance.
Liverpool Lime Street
15 miles (24 km)
92 trains per day
Direct trains available
Hoping to take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Chester and looking for more information about the journey? You’ve come to the right place!
On average, the journey from Liverpool Lime Street to Chester by train takes around 47 minutes, however the fastest services can take as little as 41 minutes. As there are 83 direct trains on this route each day, you don’t need to worry about making any changes during your journey.
When travelling on this route, you’ll board a train at Liverpool Lime Street station operated by either Merseyrail or Transport for Wales. No matter who you end up travelling with, you’ll enjoy onboard amenities such as comfortable seating, generous luggage storage and free WiFi on most services. On both services, your train will arrive promptly at Chester station.
Once you’ve left the station, you’re a short walk from Chester city centre. Here, you’ll find some of the city’s most famous sights, such as Chester Cathedral, Chester Roman Amphitheatre and Eastgate Clock – an iconic turret clock perched on a Georgian gate.
Want to book cheap train tickets? Try travelling at Off-Peak times, as tickets are normally cheaper during quieter travel times on weekdays and weekend. Also, if you travel by train frequently, why not get a Railcard? You’ll save up to 1/3 on eligible journeys for a whole year.
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