The cheapest trains from Chester to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Oct 26

Cheapest

$14

Average

$24

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.

The average ticket from Chester to Manchester will cost around $ 24 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 14.

Cheapest
08:23AMChester0h56 09:19AMManchester Victoria
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$141One-way
Cheapest
10:25AMChester0h50 11:15AMManchester Victoria
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$141One-way
Cheapest
09:21AMChester0h54 10:15AMManchester Victoria
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$141One-way
08:02AMChester1h28 09:30AMManchester Piccadilly
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$141One-way
09:02AMChester1h28 10:30AMManchester Piccadilly
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$141One-way

Timetable Chester to Manchester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tue, Oct 26
08:02AMChester1h28 09:30AMManchester Piccadilly
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08:23AMChester0h56 09:19AMManchester Victoria
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08:35AMChester1h11 09:46AMManchester Piccadilly
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08:51AMChester1h03 09:54AMManchester Piccadilly
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08:53AMChester1h18 10:11AMManchester Piccadilly
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09:02AMChester1h28 10:30AMManchester Piccadilly
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09:21AMChester0h54 10:15AMManchester Victoria
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09:52AMChester1h02 10:54AMManchester Piccadilly
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09:54AMChester1h17 11:11AMManchester Piccadilly
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10:02AMChester1h28 11:30AMManchester Piccadilly
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10:25AMChester0h50 11:15AMManchester Victoria
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10:35AMChester1h11 11:46AMManchester Piccadilly
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10:52AMChester1h02 11:54AMManchester Piccadilly
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Tue
Oct 26
$14Northern Rail
Wed
Oct 27
$10Northern Rail
Fri
Oct 29
$11Northern Rail
Sat
Oct 30
$12Northern Rail
Sun
Oct 31
$29Arriva Trains Wales

The fastest trains from Chester to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Oct 26

Fastest Journey

50 m

Average

1 h 9 m

Trains per day

13

Distance

54 km

Of the 13 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.

These direct trains cover the 54 km distance in an average of 1 h 9 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 50 m .

The slowest trains will take 1 h 28 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
10:25AMChester0h50 11:15AMManchester Victoria
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$141One-way
09:21AMChester0h54 10:15AMManchester Victoria
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$141One-way
08:23AMChester0h56 09:19AMManchester Victoria
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$141One-way
09:52AMChester1h02 10:54AMManchester Piccadilly
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$291One-way
10:52AMChester1h02 11:54AMManchester Piccadilly
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$291One-way

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Train Information to Manchester from Chester

distanceDistance33 miles (54 km)
durationAverage train duration56 min
priceAverage train ticket price$15 (€12)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersNorthern Rail, Arriva Trains Wales or Avanti West Coast

Trains from Chester to Manchester cover the 33 miles (54 km) long journey taking on average 56 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail, Arriva Trains Wales or Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $10 (€8), but the average price of train tickets is $15 (€12). Travelers depart most frequently from Chester and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

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FAQs
How much do cheap trains from Chester to Manchester cost?
Train tickets between Chester and Manchester for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $10 (€8)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is the train between Chester and Manchester on average?
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Chester to Manchester train to cost on average $15 (€12)  one way.
How far is it from Chester to Manchester by train?
The train distance from Chester to Manchester is around 33 miles (54 km).
How many hours is the train time between Chester and Manchester?
The Chester to Manchester train duration is on average 56 min, which is to be expected when traveling 33 miles (54 km) to Manchester from Chester. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
What station does the train from Chester to Manchester depart from? Which Manchester train station do I come into from Chester?

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Chester   and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Where is the departure train station in Chester located? Where is the arrival train station in Manchester located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Chester and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Manchester Piccadilly and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city center in Manchester.

What train companies offer a service from Chester to Manchester?
For the route from Chester to Manchester you can take a train with Northern Rail, Arriva Trains Wales or Avanti West Coast. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Chester to Manchester on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many train services per day are there to Manchester from Chester?
On average, there are 16 trains a day from Chester to Manchester. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When can I take the first train from Chester to Manchester? When can I take the last train for the day?
The earliest train departing from Chester to Manchester leaves at 7: 02 AM. The last train departing from Chester to Manchester leaves at 9: 42 AM. You can find the latest Chester to Manchester train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
When should I book the Chester to Manchester train for the best deals on tickets?
If you buy the Chester to Manchester train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $15 (€12). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Manchester from Chester. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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 from Chester to Manchester.