Trains from

Manchester to Chester

  1. on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 3
    14:31
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 3
    15:12
    Crewe
    Platform 6
    15:23
    Crewe
    Platform 9
    15:46
    Chester
    Platform 5 estimated
    on time
    Chester
    Platform 5 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  2. on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 14
    14:38
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 14
    14:58
    Warrington Central
    Platform 2
    14:58
    Warrington Central
    15:27
    Warrington Bank Quay
    15:27
    Warrington Bank Quay
    Platform 1
    15:54
    Chester
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Chester
    Platform 3 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  3. on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 6
    14:55
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 6
    15:27
    Crewe
    Platform 5
    15:49
    Crewe
    Platform 11
    16:10
    Chester
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Chester
    Platform 3 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  4. on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 9 estimated
    15:31
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 9 estimated
    16:13
    Crewe
    Platform 6 estimated
    16:23
    Crewe
    Platform 9 estimated
    16:46
    Chester
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Chester
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  5. on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 14 estimated
    15:38
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 14 estimated
    15:58
    Warrington Central
    Platform 2
    15:58
    Warrington Central
    16:27
    Warrington Bank Quay
    16:27
    Warrington Bank Quay
    Platform 1 estimated
    16:54
    Chester
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Chester
    Platform 3 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  6. on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 7 estimated
    15:55
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 7 estimated
    16:27
    Crewe
    Platform 5 estimated
    16:49
    Crewe
    Platform 11 estimated
    17:11
    Chester
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Chester
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  7. on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 4 estimated
    16:31
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 4 estimated
    17:12
    Crewe
    Platform 6 estimated
    17:23
    Crewe
    Platform 9 estimated
    17:46
    Chester
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Chester
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  8. on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 14 estimated
    16:38
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 14 estimated
    16:58
    Warrington Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    16:58
    Warrington Central
    17:27
    Warrington Bank Quay
    17:27
    Warrington Bank Quay
    Platform 1 estimated
    17:54
    Chester
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Chester
    Platform 3 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  9. on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 6 estimated
    16:55
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 6 estimated
    17:27
    Crewe
    Platform 5 estimated
    17:49
    Crewe
    Platform 11 estimated
    18:10
    Chester
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Chester
    Platform 3 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  10. on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 8 estimated
    17:31
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 8 estimated
    18:12
    Crewe
    Platform 5 estimated
    18:23
    Crewe
    Platform 9 estimated
    18:46
    Chester
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Chester
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Peak

Journey information from Manchester to Chester

  • Train Fares from: £6.00
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct
  • How long does it take to travel from Manchester to Chester by train?

    The average journey time between Manchester and Chester is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 76 trains per day travelling from Manchester to Chester. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • Are there direct trains from Manchester to Chester?

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

    Direct
  • What is the distance between Manchester and Chester?

    The distance between Manchester and Chester is 33 miles.

    Distance: 33 miles
  • What time is the first train from Manchester to Chester?

    The first train from Manchester to Chester departs at .

    What time is the last train from Manchester to Chester?

    The last train from Manchester 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.
  • Savings tips for Manchester to Chester

    • If you take this train more than 3 times per week, you may be able save money with a Season Ticket. Find out more and see if you can buy a season ticket for Manchester to Chester here.
    • Use a railcard. National Railcards offer up to 1/3 off train tickets and offer great value for money if you travel by train several times a year. Find out more about railcards here.
    For more tips on saving money on train travel read our cheap train tickets guide here.

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