Chester to Chesterfield by train

  • First train
    06:02
  • Last train
    22:06
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 16m
  • Distance
    97 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    30
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 42m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Chester to Chesterfield by train

Fast trains from Chester to Chesterfield take around 2 hours and 16 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 97 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Chester and Chesterfield.

1. Are there direct trains from Chester to Chesterfield?

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

We usually find around 34 departures on the route from Chester to Chesterfield every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 31 departures.

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

The Chester to Chesterfield train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 16 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Chesterfield is usually scheduled to depart Chester around 05:58 and the last train is around 23:22. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Chester around 05:56, and the last at 22:06.

When to book Chester to Chesterfield 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 Chester to Chesterfield by train.

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Which train companies operate between Chester and Chesterfield?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Transport For Wales
  • 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.