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Manchester Airport to Chester

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  1. departed
    Manchester Airport
    Platform 3A
    08:27
    Manchester Airport
    Platform 3A
    08:49
    Manchester Oxford Road
    Platform 2
    08:55
    Manchester Oxford Road
    Platform 2
    09:56
    Chester
    Platform 3B
    on time
    Chester
    Platform 3B
    1 change
    Peak
  2. on time
    Manchester Airport
    Platform 1A
    09:02
    Manchester Airport
    Platform 1A
    09:42
    Crewe
    Platform 1
    10:25
    Crewe
    Platform 9
    10:50
    Chester
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Chester
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  3. on time
    Manchester Airport
    Platform 2A
    09:28
    Manchester Airport
    Platform 2A
    09:49
    Manchester Oxford Road
    Platform 2
    09:56
    Manchester Oxford Road
    Platform 2
    11:02
    Chester
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Chester
    Platform 3 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  4. on time
    Manchester Airport
    Platform 1A
    10:02
    Manchester Airport
    Platform 1A
    10:44
    Crewe
    Platform 1
    11:24
    Crewe
    Platform 9 estimated
    11:49
    Chester
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Chester
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  5. on time
    Manchester Airport
    Platform 3A
    on time
    Chester
    Platform 3 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  6. on time
    Manchester Airport
    Platform 1A
    11:02
    Manchester Airport
    Platform 1A
    11:44
    Crewe
    Platform 1 estimated
    12:24
    Crewe
    Platform 9 estimated
    12:49
    Chester
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Chester
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  7. on time
    Manchester Airport
    Platform 3A estimated
    on time
    Chester
    Platform 4 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  8. on time
    Manchester Airport
    Platform 1A estimated
    12:02
    Manchester Airport
    Platform 1A estimated
    12:42
    Crewe
    Platform 1 estimated
    13:24
    Crewe
    Platform 9 estimated
    13:49
    Chester
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Chester
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  9. on time
    Manchester Airport
    Platform 3A estimated
    on time
    Chester
    Platform 3 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  10. on time
    Manchester Airport
    Platform 1A estimated
    13:02
    Manchester Airport
    Platform 1A estimated
    13:43
    Crewe
    Platform 1 estimated
    14:24
    Crewe
    Platform 9 estimated
    14:49
    Chester
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Chester
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Peak

Journey information from Manchester Airport to Chester

  • Train Fares from: £7
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct
  • How long does it take to travel from Manchester Airport to Chester by train?

    The average journey time between Manchester Airport and Chester is . On an average weekday, there are 16 trains travelling from Manchester Airport to Chester. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

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

    The fastest journey time by train is .

  • How much does the train from Manchester Airport to Chester cost?

    Train tickets from Manchester Airport to Chester can start from as little as £7 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 Manchester Airport to Chester?

    Yes, it is possible to travel from Manchester Airport to Chester without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Manchester Airport to Chester.

    Direct
  • What is the distance between Manchester Airport and Chester?

    The distance between Manchester Airport and Chester is 28 miles.

    Distance: 28 miles
  • What time is the first train from Manchester Airport to Chester?

    The first train from Manchester Airport to Chester departs at .

    What time is the last train from Manchester Airport to Chester?

    The last train from Manchester Airport 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.

Manchester Airport to Chester timetable

Check out the next trains departing from Manchester Airport to Chester for Thursday 23rd Jan 2020. For the full train timetable, or to search for a later time or date, click here.

DepartsArrivesDuration
08:2709:561h 29m, 1 change
09:0210:501h 48m, 1 change
09:2811:021h 34m, 1 change
10:0211:491h 47m, 1 change
10:3511:551h 20m, direct
11:0212:491h 47m, 1 change
11:3512:561h 21m, direct
12:0213:491h 47m, 1 change
12:3513:561h 21m, direct
13:0214:491h 47m, 1 change

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

How to find cheap train tickets from Manchester Airport to Chester

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