Chester to Middlesbrough by train

  • First train
    05:38
  • Last train
    23:22
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 29m
  • Distance
    188 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    26
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 54m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Chester to Middlesbrough by train

Fast trains from Chester to Middlesbrough take around 3 hours and 29 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 188 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Chester and Middlesbrough.

1. Are there direct trains from Chester to Middlesbrough?

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

We usually find around 27 departures on the route from Chester to Middlesbrough 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 22 departures.

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

The Chester to Middlesbrough train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 29 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Middlesbrough is usually scheduled to depart Chester around 05:38 and the last train is around 23:22. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Chester to Middlesbrough 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 Middlesbrough by train.

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Which train companies operate between Chester and Middlesbrough?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Transport For Wales

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.