Trains from Glasgow to Chester

Glasgow to Chester train information

Glasgow Chester train map

Train duration 3h36m
Arrival Chester, England
Departure Glasgow, Scotland
Distance 193 Miles
Train operators TransPennine Express
Lowest train price from £85.90
Average train price £91.00

Which operators can I use?

All trains from Glasgow (South Western Scotland) to Chester (North West England) are provided by TransPennine Express. The services on board can vary depending on the rail company.

How long is the train?

On average, it takes approximately 3h36m by train covering a distance of 193 miles to get to Chester from Glasgow. The duration may change depending if the train is direct or if you need to make a change.

How much does it costs?

The cheapest fare we've found for the next 180 days is £85.90 one way.

Best prices for Glasgow to Chester train tickets

from £85.90 MORE 3h29m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from €21.98 MORE 16h40m

Glasgow - Chester prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Glasgow to Chester by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Train times Glasgow to Chester

When are the next trains to Chester?

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
Glasgow Central
09:06
Chester
13:57
4h51m TransPennine Express
Glasgow Central
13:09
Chester
16:55
3h46m TransPennine Express
Tomorrow
Glasgow Central
09:09
Chester
12:56
3h47m TransPennine Express

The table above only shows the remaining services for today and will display a maximum of 10 train departures.

See all departures: Today / Tomorrow

According to our data, 2 trains from Glasgow to Chester are running today and 1 tomorrow. The first Glasgow Chester train is at 09:06 while the last train is at 13:09. The first and last departure hours may be different on each day of the week and there may be less trains during weekends or bank holidays. Train companies can as well increase or decrease the number of trains during school holidays or depending on the demand.

Glasgow - Chester: the best time to book cheap trains

Cost of the train when booking in advance or at the last minute

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£19

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£19

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£21

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£29

Same day

Days before Departure

The table above is based on the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train is bought. Purchasing your train from Glasgow to Chester in advance should enable you to spend less for your trip.

We found tickets available from £13 when booking your ticket 1 month in advance which is 55% cheaper than the best ticket we found when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Glasgow to Chester trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Glasgow and Chester by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Chester to Glasgow and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Glasgow
Central
Chester
£85.90 20/05/2022 09:40 2 days ago
Glasgow
Central
Chester
£85.90 20/05/2022 11:33 2 days ago
Glasgow
Central
Chester
£85.90 20/05/2022 08:36 2 days ago
Glasgow
Central
Chester
£85.90 20/05/2022 13:09 TransPennine Express 2 days ago
Glasgow
Central
Chester
£85.90 20/05/2022 12:40 2 days ago
Glasgow
Central
Chester
£85.90 21/05/2022 09:30 4 days ago
Glasgow
Central
Chester
£85.90 21/05/2022 09:09 TransPennine Express 4 days ago
Glasgow
Central
Chester
£85.90 21/05/2022 12:30 4 days ago
Glasgow
Central
Chester
£85.90 21/05/2022 11:30 4 days ago
Glasgow
Central
Chester
£85.90 21/05/2022 08:36 4 days ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Glasgow Chester train

Discount Glasgow - Chester train tickets

National Railcards can save you a lot if you're using the train. Depending on your age as well as your situation, you are able to get one of the 5 different railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can enable you to pay less for your Glasgow Chester train ticket.

  • The main benefit of getting a railcard is that you only need a few trips to earn as much money as you spent.

    You will need to pay at least £88 of train tickets across the whole year for the railcard to be worth the investment. It corresponds to the price of the card, thirty pounds, divided by the saving, thirty four percent. On every train that you book after that, you will make savings.

    For instance, train tickets from Glasgow to Chester cost on average £90.42 (1). By dividing £88 by £90.42 (£88/£90.42 = 0.97), it appears that after only 1 one way trips from Chester to Glasgow, the card will have paid for itself.

  • All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard that costs £20. Railcards enable you to get 34% off most rail fares, thus you will save 1/3 on most train fares.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Glasgow to Chester train £90.42 £60.28 £30.14 0.98

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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