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Trains to Chester

Visiting Chester

Set to the east of the city, Chester train station is 15 minutes' walk from the centre and its medieval cathedral, or a few minutes on a bus from outside the station.

Buses to Chester Racecourse also depart from outside the train station. Chester Zoo is around 3 miles away.

Trains to Liverpool Central run around every 15 minutes (a 45-minute journey), and to Manchester Piccadilly and Crewe around twice an hour. There are also hourly services to Manchester Airport and London Euston.

Chester Live Departures & Arrivals

Trains from Chester

Last updated
Due Destination
On Time
00:40
- Transport for Wales
Holyhead

Trains to Chester

Last updated XX_ARRIVALS_LAST_UPDATED_XX
Due Origin
Delayed 37m
23:03 Exp 23:40
- Merseyrail
Chester
On Time
23:52
- Transport for Wales
Crewe
On Time
00:01
- Merseyrail
Chester
On Time
00:11
- Northern
Manchester Piccadilly
On Time
00:17
- Transport for Wales
Manchester Piccadilly
On Time
00:31
- Transport for Wales
Cardiff Central
On Time
00:31
- Merseyrail
Chester
On Time
00:35
- Transport for Wales
Shrewsbury
On Time
00:37
- Transport for Wales
Birmingham New Street
Data sourced from Network Rail, National Rail Enquiries, Transport for London.

Facilities & Services at Chester

Chester is a station in Cheshire operated by Arriva Trains Wales. This station has ticket machines and ticket-on-departure is available. Thankfully, there are toilets. There's a newsagent. All platforms are step free accessible. There's at least one cashpoint. The station is staffed full time. There is a car park with 236 spaces available at this station. There are 76 spaces to lock up your bike as well. There is a staffed ticket office and it is open at the following times - Monday: 05:45 - 23:00, Tuesday: 05:45 - 23:00, Wednesday: 05:45 - 23:00, Thursday: 05:45 - 23:00, Friday: 05:45 - 23:00, Saturday: 06:30 - 22:30, Sunday: 07:30 - 22:00.

Address
Chester Station, City Road, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 3NS
Operator
Arriva Trains Wales
Staffing Level
Full time
CCTV
Yes
Customer Information Systems
Departure Screens, Announcements, Arrival Screens
Ticket Office
Location:

There are 3 machines next to the ticket barrier

Opening Hours
Monday: 05:45 - 23:00
Tuesday: 05:45 - 23:00
Wednesday: 05:45 - 23:00
Thursday: 05:45 - 23:00
Friday: 05:45 - 23:00
Saturday: 06:30 - 22:30
Sunday: 07:30 - 22:00
Ticket Machines
Yes
Prepurchase Collection
Yes
Smartcards
Issued
No
Validators
No
Customer Services
Contact our Customer Relations team directly via the customer webform at www.tfwrail.wales
Left Luggage
No
For more information visit Left Baggage
First Class Lounge
No
Seated Area
Yes
Waiting Rooms
Monday - Sunday: 03:00 - 01:00
Trolleys
Yes
Refreshment facilities
Yes
Coffee shop Buffet Public House/Bar
Toilets
Yes
The toilets are located on Main Concourse and on Platform 7a. The National key toilets are located on the Main Concourse and on Platform 7a; these toilets are operated by a radar key.
Baby changing facilities
Yes
Showers
No
Pay phones
Yes
Cards and Coins
Web Kiosk
No
Postbox
No
Located on the platform(s)
Tourist Information Office
No
ATM Machine
Yes
Located on concourse
Bureau de Change
No
Shops
Yes
News agent
Helpline
03333 211202
Monday - Sunday: 08:00 - 20:00
Step Free Access
Whole Station
Customer Help Points
No
Staff Help
Monday - Sunday: 03:00 - 01:00
Induction Loop
Yes
Accessible Ticket Machines
Yes
Accessible Booking Office Counter
Yes
Ramp for Train Access
Yes
National Key Toilets
Yes
Ticket Gate
Yes
Impaired Mobility Pick-up Points
Yes
Wheelchair Loan
Yes
Bicycle Parking
Yes
Storage Location
in the concourse
Storage Spaces
76
Storage Type
Stands
Storage Sheltered
Yes
Storage CCTV
Yes

Cycle Storage is located behind the buffet on the main concourse.

Car Park
Chester East
Operator
National Car Parks Ltd
Phone number
0345 050 7080
customer.service@ncp.co.uk
Opening hours
Monday - Friday: 24 Hours
Saturday: 24 Hours
Sunday: 24 Hours
Number of spaces
113
Charges
Yes
Car Park
Chester West
Operator
National Car Parks Ltd
Phone number
0345 050 7080
customer.service@ncp.co.uk
Opening hours
Monday - Friday: 24 Hours
Saturday: 24 Hours
Sunday: 24 Hours
Number of spaces
123
Charges
Yes
Location for Rail Replacement Services

At the bus stop outside the station front

Taxi Rank
Yes

Outside the station front

Bus Services
Yes

First and Arriva both operate a network of regular local bus routes around Chester and also to nearby towns and villages. For route maps and timetables: www.firstgroup.com/ukbus and www.arrivabus.co.uk

Buy a Chester PLUSBUS ticket with your train ticket for discount-priced unlimited bus travel around the town. For details visit www.plusbus.info

There is a "RailLink" bus service which runs from directly outside the station to Chester city centre. This service operates Mon to Sat from 07:00 to 19:00.