Ashford to Chester by train

  • First train
    05:13
  • Last train
    23:16
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 24m
  • Distance
    343 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    15
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 51m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Ashford to Chester by train

Fast trains from Ashford to Chester take around 3 hours and 24 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 343 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Ashford and Chester.

1. Are there direct trains from Ashford to Chester?

Journeys between Ashford and Chester usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 16 departures on the route from Ashford to Chester every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 25 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Ashford to Chester?

The Ashford to Chester train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 24 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Ashford to Chester train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Chester is usually scheduled to depart Ashford around 05:13 and the last train is around 21:43. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Ashford around 06:13, and the last at 23:16.

When to book Ashford to Chester train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Ashford to Chester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Ashford and Chester?

More than one train company operates on the route from Ashford to Chester, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Avanti West Coast
  • London Underground
  • Southeastern
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.