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Trains Runcorn to Chester: Times, Prices and Tickets

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How much do train tickets from Runcorn to Chester cost?

Prices will vary when you travel from Runcorn to Chester. On average, though, you'll pay about £ 922.29 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as £ 13.70, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.

Runcorn to Chester by train

Best price £ 13.70
Journey duration 26 min
Connections per day 17
First departure 19:25
Last departure 22:20
Distance 12.4 mi
Departure Runcorn
Arrival Chester
Carriers Nationalrail, Transport For Wales, Northern, Avanti West Coast, West midlands railway, Mersey rail, Arriva trains wales

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Runcorn - Chester


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How much time will it take to go from Runcorn to Chester by train?

The journey between Runcorn and Chester runs for about 12.4 mi and usually takes approximately 26 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 3 min. If you are trying to get from Runcorn to Chester as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

When do the first and last departures from Runcorn to Chester leave?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Runcorn to Chester, which usually leaves at 19:25. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 22:20. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

Which stations are used when traveling from Runcorn to Chester?

In Runcorn, departure stations include Runcorn East, Runcorn [ RUN ], Runcorn, Chester, Crewe, Bache and Liverpool Lime Street. When you arrive in Chester, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Chester, Chester [ CTR ], Liverpool Lime Street, Bache, Runcorn and Crewe. Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

How many times a day do departures from Runcorn leave for Chester?

On average, there are 17 daily departures from Runcorn to Chester. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to 18 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include Transport For Wales, Northern, Avanti West Coast, West midlands railway, Mersey rail and Arriva trains wales, and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 17 departures from Runcorn which travel directly to Chester. There are 0 journeys with one change or more.


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