Chester-le-Street to Manchester by train

  • First train
    06:11
  • Last train
    22:07
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 10m
  • Distance
    160 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    14
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 19m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Chester-le-Street to Manchester by train

Fast trains from Chester-le-Street to Manchester take around 2 hours and 10 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 160 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Chester-le-Street and Manchester.

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

Direct trains from Chester-le-Street to Manchester have been found.

We usually find around 24 direct trains on the route from Chester-le-Street to Manchester every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 17 departures.

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

The Chester-le-Street to Manchester train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 10 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Manchester is usually scheduled to depart Chester-le-Street around 06:11 and the last train is around 21:09. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Chester-le-Street around 06:11, and the last at 22:07.

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

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

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

  • First TransPennine Express
  • 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.