Trains from Manchester to Chester

Manchester to Chester train information

Manchester Chester train map

Train duration 1h24m
Arrival Chester, England
Departure Manchester, England
Distance 34 Miles

Search for your ticket on gopili to see the different companies for your train between Manchester (North West England) to Chester (North West England). The services on board can change depending on the train company.

Using the train is a fast and convenient way to get to Chester from Manchester. The average journey duration between Manchester to Chester is 1h24m to travel the 34 miles.

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

Best prices for Manchester to Chester train tickets

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Manchester - Chester prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Manchester 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.

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The chart above illustrates the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the ticket is purchased. Buying your train from Manchester to Chester in advance will enable you to pay less for your train.

The cheapest tickets we found were from £6 when purchasing your train 15 days in advance which is 38% cheaper than the best price we found when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Manchester to Chester trains

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

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The easiest way to spend less on your Manchester Chester train ticket is probably to buy a railcard. While regional railcards are available in some areas, National railcards enable you to spend less on most rail fares across the UK. Everyone is eligible to at least a certain railcard, even non-UK citizens. National railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Senior discount card, Two together railcard, Family and Friends discount card and Disabled persons railcard.

The main benefit of purchasing a railcard is that you only need a few trips to break even.

You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets in a 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 purchase after that, you will spare money.

For instance, train tickets from Manchester to Chester cost on average £50.00 (1). When dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), you can see that after only 2 one way trips from Chester to Manchester, 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 train fares, so you will save 1/3 on most rail 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
Manchester 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

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