London to Chester-le-Street by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 53m
  • Distance
    384 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 37m
  • Train operators

Travelling from London to Chester-le-Street by train

Fast trains from London to Chester-le-Street take around 2 hours and 53 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 384 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between London and Chester-le-Street.

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

Journeys between London and Chester-le-Street usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 20 departures on the route from London to Chester-le-Street 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 26 departures.

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

The London to Chester-le-Street train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 53 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Chester-le-Street is usually scheduled to depart London around 07:00 and the last train is around 23:33. At weekends the first train of the day leaves London around 07:00, and the last at 22:00.

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

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

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

  • East Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Grand Central
  • Grand Central Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • 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.