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Whether you’re heading to Chester-le-Street to enjoy the cricket or explore the market town itself, you can buy cheap train tickets to Chester-le-Street with TransPennine Express. You can book online or via our TPExpress app to save time and money at the station.
You can get buses from outside Chester-le-Street station for onward travel in the area, and there is a taxi rank directly outside for shorter journeys. Chester-le-Street’s main high-street, Front Street, is just a 5-minute walk from the station and is home to many independent shops and cafes. The town’s train station also connects it to the likes of Durham, Newcastle and Darlington.
The Newcastle to Chester-le-Street train takes under 10 minutes, whilst the Durham to Chester-le-Street train is even quicker at just 6 minutes. Journeys between York and Chester-le-Street have a journey time of around 55 minutes and those from Manchester Piccadilly take around 2 hours 25 minutes. The Darlington to Chester-le-Street train will take you 22 minutes.
Trains run regularly out of Chester-le-Street to destinations including Durham and Newcastle. The first train leaves Chester-le-Street at around 05.45, whilst the last departs the station at around 23.48.
If you want to get the cheapest train tickets to Chester-le-Street try to book your tickets in advance. With advance tickets you can save over 50% on the price of a one-off train ticket. You can also save money by being flexible with your chosen train and travelling off-peak. For regular journeys in and out of Chester-le-Street, a season ticket will help you cut costs, whilst you can save 1/3 on train journeys with a Railcard.
There are waiting rooms and seating areas to relax in at Chester-le-Street station before your next train. You’ll find ticket machines, a car park with 13 spaces and a couple of bike spaces. There are no refreshment facilities or toilets at the station.
Chester-le-Street is a quaint market town in County Durham about 6 miles north of Durham city centre, and a short hop south from Newcastle upon Tyne. As one of the oldest market towns in the county, it still holds regular markets on Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays which are popular with locals and visitors.
The town is home to Durham International Cricket Ground and a range of attractions, including Lumley Castle, Lambton Park and Riverside Park. Chester-le-Street has a Roman and Victorian history, which can be experienced on the Heritage Trail around town.
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