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There are many reasons why you might be visiting this historic city, from business meetings to trips to the famous zoo. Whatever it is, we’re with you to make your journey a smooth and relaxing ride. The train from Preston to Chester is the most convenient choice, getting you there without the stress of traffic or the nuisance of parking.

Check the live departure board below to find the best train times from Preston to Chester. Then, look further down for some top tips on how to cut down on travelling costs.









Journey information from Preston to Chester

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The above information is intended as a guide. It may not include timetable alterations because of engineering work, unplanned disruption etc. Please use the journey planner to plan your journey before you travel. Some tickets are subject to restrictions. Please check these before you travel.

The information above refers to direct journeys only. Other journeys may be available by changing train or by using a different London Terminal. At certain times buses may operate some of the journeys shown. Services of all operators on the route shown are included in the figures. Not all tickets may be used on all services.

On many routes, the last journey before services finish for the day departs after midnight. Where this is the case, it is this service (in the early hours of the following morning), and not the last one before midnight that is shown.


Tips on how to book cheaper train tickets

Invest in a Railcard

There are many different Railcards available, meaning there’s a big chance you could get one. They usually cost just £30 and will save you 1/3 off many fares – including train tickets from Preston to Chester – making them a great investment for the savvy traveller.

Book direct on our website

You can book directly on our website, instead of buying tickets through third-party sellers that charge you extra admin fees. That way you get the same tickets but spend less money.

Go Off-Peak

If you have some leeway in your schedule, why not choose train times from Preston to Chester outside of rush hour? Not only will you have a less crowded and quieter journey, but you’ll also save on the price of your fare. That’s the beauty of going Off-Peak.

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