Inverness to Chester by train

  • First train
    05:36
  • Last train
    21:35
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    7hr 3m
  • Distance
    484 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    15
  • Avg. journey time
    9hr 15m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Inverness to Chester by train

Fast trains from Inverness to Chester take around 7 hours and 3 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 484 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Inverness and Chester.

1. Are there direct trains from Inverness to Chester?

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

We usually find around 15 departures on the route from Inverness to Chester 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 17 departures.

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

The Inverness to Chester train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 3 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Chester is usually scheduled to depart Inverness around 05:36 and the last train is around 21:33. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Inverness around 04:53, and the last at 21:35.

When to book Inverness to Chester 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 Inverness to Chester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Inverness and Chester?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Avanti West Coast
  • 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.

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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.