Trains from Leicester to Chester

Leicester to Chester train information

Leicester Chester train map

Train duration -
Arrival Chester, England
Departure Leicester, England
Distance 83 Miles

The route connecting Leicester, which is in England and Chester, located in England is well served by trains. Use our travel search engine to search for your ticket and see the rail company for this journey.

The train duration to get to Chester from Leicester will vary depending if your train is direct or with stops. There are 83 miles between the 2 cities.

Prices can vary depending on when you travel or how long in advance you buy your ticket.

Best prices for Leicester to Chester train tickets

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Leicester - Chester prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Leicester 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.

Leicester - Chester: the best time to book cheap trains

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Buying your ticket in advance is most of the time cheaper than leaving it to the day you intend to travel. Yet, as you can notice in the graph above, the cost of train tickets Leicester to Chester do not tend to change a lot and cost £38.

Best prices for Leicester to Chester trains

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

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Discount Leicester - Chester train tickets

The best way to pay less on your Leicester Chester train ticket must be to have a railcard. While regional railcards exist in some areas, National railcards enable you to make savings on most rail fares across the United Kingdom. Everyone is eligible to at least one of the railcard, even non-UK residents. National railcards available: 16-25 discount card, Senior railcard, Two together discount card, Family and Friends railcard and Disabled persons discount card.

  • In order to understand the benefits of a railcard, you can assess the number of journeys you need to break even. You will see that usually only a few trips are needed.

    For your assessment, you have to include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, your savings on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average price of a Leicester Chester ticket is £50.00 (1).

    Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £50.00: £88/£50.00 = 1.76. You will need to make about 2 trips from Chester to Leicester (one way trip) with your railcard to break even.

  • The cost to purchase a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to get a 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to get a third off most train fares for a whole year.

(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
Leicester to Chester train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(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