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Chester Train Station

Chester

Chester Station
City Road
Chester
Cheshire
CH1 3NS

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Ticket office opening hours:

Saturday - 05:40 to 20:40
Sunday - 09:30 to 17:30

  • YES Waiting room
  • YES Ticket machine
  • YES Toilet
  • YES Impaired Access Staff

Station facilities

  • Accessibility
    • Accessible Public Telephones YES Yes
    • Accessible Taxis No
    • First Class Lounge No
    • Help Points No
    • Impaired Accessible Booking Office Counter YES Yes
    • Impared Access Staff YES Yes
    • Impared Access Ticket Gate YES Yes
    • Impaired Accessible Ticket Machines YES Yes
    • Induction Loop No
    • Impaired Mobility Set Down YES Yes
    • National Key Toilets YES Yes
    • Ramp for Train Access YES Yes
    • Wheel chairs Available YES Yes
    • Impaired Access Helpline Hours Monday - Sunday - 08:00 to 20:00
    • Impaired Access Staff Help Hours Monday - Sunday - 03:00 to 01:00
    • Helpline YES Yes
    • Helpline Contact Details 03333 211202
    • Helpline Contact URL https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
    • Step Free Access

      Category A.

      Step free access is available to all platforms via lifts

      For full station facilities as stated in the Accessible Travel Policy, please visit the Transport for Wales website: www.tfwrail.wales/our-network/stations.


      Coverage: whole Station
    • Step Free Access Coverage Whole Station
    • Staff Help

      The meeting point for customers who have booked assistance or wish to request assistance is the Customer Services Office in the main concourse. 

  • Ticketing Services & Information
    • Oyster Pre-Pay No
    • Ticket Machine YES Yes
    • Customer Service Note There are 3 machines next to the ticket barrier
    • Penalty Fares http://www.arrivatrainswales.co.uk/revenueenforcementpolicy
    • Smartcard Notes Smartcard Issued: No
      Smartcard Validator: No
  • Ticketing Hours
    • Ticket Office Hours Saturday - 05:40 to 20:40
      Sunday - 09:30 to 17:30
  • Station Information
    • ATM YES Yes
    • Baby Change YES Yes
    • Bureau De Change No
    • Lost Property YES Yes
    • Post Box No
    • Shops YES Yes
    • Seated Area YES Yes
    • Station Buffet YES Yes
    • Showers No
    • Trolley YES Yes
    • Wifi No
    • Waiting Room YES Yes
    • Lost Property Phone number: 03333 211 202

      Operator Name: Managed by Transport for Wales
    • Lost Property: URL https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
    • Customer Service Note Contact our Customer Relations team directly via the customer webform at www.tfwrail.wales (https://tfwrail.wales)
    • Information Systems DepartureScreensAnnouncementsArrivalScreens
    • Lost Property Number 03333 211 202
    • Staffing Level YES Yes
  • Station Location & Directions
    • Latitude 53.19683958
    • Longitude -2.880125588
  • Mail and Express Services
    • Post Box: Note Located on the platform(s)
  • Parking
    • Car Parking Details Parking 1:

      Visit www.ncp.co.uk for parking prices. 


      Email: customer.service@ncp.co.uk
      Phone number: 0345 050 7080

      Operator Name: National Car Parks Ltd
      Name: Chester East
      Spaces: 113
      Charges:
      Off-peak: N/A
      PerHour: N/A
      Daily: N/A
      Weekly: N/A
      Monthly: N/A
      ThreeMonthly: N/A
      SixMonthly: N/A
      Annual: N/A
      Saturday: N/A
      Sunday: N/A
      Note:

      Visit www.ncp.co.uk for parking prices.  



      Number Accessible Spaces: 6
      Accessible Car Park Equipment: Yes
      Cctv: Yes
      Open:
      Monday - Friday - open 24h
      Saturday - open 24h
      Sunday - open 24h
      Url: http://www.ncp.co.uk/

      Parking 2:

      Visit www.ncp.co.uk for parking prices. 


      Email: customer.service@ncp.co.uk
      Phone number: 0345 050 7080

      Operator Name: National Car Parks Ltd
      Name: Chester West
      Spaces: 123
      Charges:
      Off-peak: N/A
      PerHour: N/A
      Daily: N/A
      Weekly: N/A
      Monthly: N/A
      ThreeMonthly: N/A
      SixMonthly: N/A
      Annual: N/A
      Saturday: N/A
      Sunday: N/A
      Note:

      Visit www.ncp.co.uk for parking prices.  



      Number Accessible Spaces: 6
      Accessible Car Park Equipment: Yes
      Accessible Car Park Equipment Note: This car park is accredited with a Disabled Parking Award run by D M U K. Visit https://www.disabledmotoring.org/ for further information.
      Cctv: No
      Open:
      Monday - Friday - open 24h
      Saturday - open 24h
      Sunday - open 24h
      Url: http://www.ncp.co.uk/

  • Phones, Internet & Wi-fi
    • Station Amenities: Telephone YES Yes
    • Web Kiosk: Available No
    • Station Amenities: Wi-Fi Find WiFi Hotspots around Chester station (http://btopenzone.hotspot-directory.com )
    • Telephone: Usage Type Cards And Coins
  • Dining and Shopping
    • Dining & Shopping: Shops YES Yes
    • Dining & Shopping: Station Buffet YES Yes
  • Cycle Storage
    • Availability YES Yes
    • Closed Circuit TV YES Yes
    • Location in the concourse
    • Note

      Cycle Storage is located behind the buffet on the main concourse.

    • Sheltered YES Yes
    • Spaces 76
    • Type Stands
  • Bus information
    • Bus Service: Availability YES Yes
    • Bus Service: Note First and Arriva both operate a network of regular local bus routes around Chester and also to nearby towns and villages. For route maps and timetables: www.firstgroup.com/ukbus (http://www.firstgroup.com/ukbus) and www.arrivabus.co.uk (http://www.arrivabus.co.uk/)Buy a Chester PlusBus ticket with your train ticket for discount-priced unlimited bus travel around the town. For details visit www.PlusBus.info (http://www.PlusBus.info/) There is a RailLink bus service which runs from directly outside the station to Chester city centre. This service operates Mon to Sat from 07:00 to 19:00.
  • Baggage Services
    • Left Luggage: Available No
    • Left Luggage: Phone
      Operator Name: Due to security reasons all left luggage facilities have been withdrawn.
    • Left Luggage: URL https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
  • Restrooms
    • Toilets Note The toilets are located on Main Concourse and on Platform 7a. The National key toilets are located on the Main Concourse and on Platform 7a; these toilets are operated by a radar key.
    • Toilets YES Yes
    • Baby Change YES Yes
  • Taxi Information
    • Availability YES Yes
    • Note Outside the station front
  • Other transportation
    • Rail Replacement Services

      At the bus stop outside the station front

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