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Chester to Northampton by train

  • First train
    04:22
  • Last train
    22:32
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 45m
  • Distance
    171 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    18
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 48m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Chester to Northampton by train

Fast trains from Chester to Northampton take around 1 hour and 45 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 171 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Chester and Northampton.

1. Are there direct trains from Chester to Northampton?

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

We usually find around 21 departures on the route from Chester to Northampton 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 31 departures.

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

The Chester to Northampton train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 45 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Northampton is usually scheduled to depart Chester around 04:22 and the last train is around 22:32. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Chester around 04:22, and the last at 22:28.

When to book Chester to Northampton 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 Northampton by train.

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Which train companies operate between Chester and Northampton?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Avanti West Coast
  • London Midland
  • Transport For Wales
  • Virgin Trains
  • West Midlands Trains

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

Northampton to Chester by train

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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.