Chester to Stirling by train

  • First train
    05:38
  • Last train
    19:52
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 8m
  • Distance
    332 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    26
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 48m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Chester to Stirling by train

Fast trains from Chester to Stirling take around 4 hours and 8 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 332 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Chester and Stirling.

1. Are there direct trains from Chester to Stirling?

Journeys between Chester and Stirling usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 26 departures on the route from Chester to Stirling 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 24 departures.

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

The Chester to Stirling train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 8 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Stirling is usually scheduled to depart Chester around 05:38 and the last train is around 19:52. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Chester around 05:38, and the last at 23:22.

When to book Chester to Stirling 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 Stirling by train.

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Which train companies operate between Chester and Stirling?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Avanti West Coast
  • Caledonian Sleeper
  • East Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • ScotRail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Transport For Wales
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains

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

Stirling 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.