Chester to Manchester train

Cheap train tickets from Chester to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Oct 04

Cheapest

10

Average

18

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Northern Rail
04:56AMChester1h30 06:26AMManchester
0 transfers
101One-way
Northern Rail
07:23AMChester0h56 08:19AMManchester
0 transfers
111One-way
Northern Rail
09:25AMChester0h50 10:15AMManchester
0 transfers
111One-way
Northern Rail
07:21PMChester0h55 08:16PMManchester
0 transfers
111One-way
Transport for Wales
04:51AMChester1h18 06:09AMManchester
0 transfers
241One-way

Train schedule from Chester to Manchester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, October 4
Transport for Wales
03:46AMChester1h06 04:52AMManchester
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
04:37AMChester1h10 05:47AMManchester
0 transfers
Transport for Wales
04:47AMChester1h04 05:51AMManchester
0 transfers
Transport for Wales
04:51AMChester1h18 06:09AMManchester
0 transfers
Northern Rail
04:56AMChester1h30 06:26AMManchester
0 transfers
Northern Rail
07:23AMChester0h56 08:19AMManchester
0 transfers
Northern Rail
09:25AMChester0h50 10:15AMManchester
0 transfers
Northern Rail
07:21PMChester0h55 08:16PMManchester
0 transfers
Transport for Wales
10:26PMChester0h55 11:21PMManchester
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Chester to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Oct 04

Fastest Journey

50 m

Average

1 h 4 m

Trains per day

9

Distance

54 km

Of the 9 trains that leave Chester for Manchester every day 9 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Northern Rail
09:25AMChester0h50 10:15AMManchester
0 transfers
111One-way
Transport for Wales
10:26PMChester0h55 11:21PMManchester
0 transfers
251One-way
Northern Rail
07:21PMChester0h55 08:16PMManchester
0 transfers
111One-way
Northern Rail
07:23AMChester0h56 08:19AMManchester
0 transfers
111One-way
Transport for Wales
04:47AMChester1h04 05:51AMManchester
0 transfers
251One-way

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Overview: Train from Chester to Manchester

distanceDistance33 miles (54 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 4 min
priceAverage train ticket price$23 (€22)
frequencyTrain frequency46 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 29 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesNorthern Rail or Transport for Wales

Trains from Chester to Manchester cover the 33 miles (54 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 4 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail or Transport for Wales. Normally, there are 46 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $23 (€22), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $19 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from Chester and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Train providers: Northern Rail (3) from Chester to Manchester trains

Travel to Manchester from Chester from $19 (€18) with Omio’s train partners Northern Rail (3)! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

Northern Rail (3)

Northern Trains is one of many publicly owned train operating companies in the United Kingdom. The rail network in the UK has been run by over 20 train companies, but they work together as National Rail with coordinated fares and ticketing. Headquartered in York, Northern operates local and commuter trains across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day tickets can be purchased for Northern train journeys between Chester and Manchester. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.

Chester to Manchester train information with Northern Rail (3):

  • Average Duration: 55 min
  • Average Price: $19
  • Northern Rail (3) frequency: 15 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Chester to Manchester

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Manchester easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Chester to Manchester.
FAQs
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Chester to Manchester to cost as little as $19 (€18)  in the next 7 days.
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Chester to Manchester train to cost on average $23 (€22)  one way.
When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Manchester from Chester by train to be approximately 33 miles (54 km).
The train time between Chester and Manchester is on average 1 h 4 min  for the 33 miles (54 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Chester to Manchester by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Chester   to Manchester Piccadilly.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Chester, which is located around 0.7 miles (1.1 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Manchester Piccadilly, located 0.6 miles (954 m) away from the city center.

For the best Chester to Manchester train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Northern Rail or Transport for Wales. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Chester to Manchester to compare what amenities they may offer.
Yes, there are 29 direct trains per day from Chester to Manchester with Transport for Wales or Northern Rail, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your train ticket.
On average, there are 46 trains a day from Chester to Manchester. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train for this route departs from Chester at 4: 37 AM. The last train leaves from Chester at 10: 26 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Chester to Manchester and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
If you book a train ticket from Chester to Manchester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $23 (€22) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Chester and Manchester are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Chester
Manchester
The major railway station for departures from Chester is Chester. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Chester for your journey between Chester and Manchester.
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Phone Number
+44 3450507080
Public transit options for Chester
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At the bus stop outside the station front

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