Chester-le-Street to London by train

  • First train
    06:11
  • Last train
    00:31
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 57m
  • Distance
    384 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    37
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 21m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Chester-le-Street to London by train

Fast trains from Chester-le-Street to London take around 2 hours and 57 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 384 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Chester-le-Street and London.

1. Are there direct trains from Chester-le-Street to London?

Journeys between Chester-le-Street and London usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 41 departures on the route from Chester-le-Street to London 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 27 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Chester-le-Street to London?

The Chester-le-Street to London train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 57 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Chester-le-Street to London train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to London is usually scheduled to depart Chester-le-Street around 06:11 and the last train is around 00:31. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Chester-le-Street to London 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-le-Street to London by train.

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Which train companies operate between Chester-le-Street and London?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express

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.