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Hull to Chester by train

  • First train
    05:35
  • Last train
    22:20
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 10m
  • Distance
    179 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    33
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 50m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Hull to Chester by train

Fast trains from Hull to Chester take around 3 hours and 10 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 179 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Hull and Chester.

1. Are there direct trains from Hull to Chester?

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

We usually find around 35 departures on the route from Hull 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 38 departures.

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

The Hull to Chester train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 10 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Chester is usually scheduled to depart Hull around 05:35 and the last train is around 22:48. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Hull around 05:48, and the last at 22:30.

When to book Hull 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 Hull to Chester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Hull and Chester?

More than one train company operates on the route from Hull to Chester, 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.

Chester to Hull 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.