Whether it’s for business or pleasure, we make getting from Chester to Leeds easy. The Chester to Leeds trains run throughout the day and take approximately 2 hours, from station to station.

You'll be able to relax, watch the country roll by, and look forward to a day exploring Leeds, one of the jewels in Yorkshire’s crown. Cosmopolitan, vibrant and rich in cultural heritage, Leeds has something for everyone. With its unique urban landscape filled with sculptures, artwork and vast, oversized murals, the city is host to a gallery of public art, with gems hiding around every corner. Four major theatres make Leeds a home for the performing arts too, even boasting its own Opera House and Ballet Company.

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Trinity Leeds is the mecca for retail therapy, housing over 1000 shops, from big-name brands, high-end luxury, and quirky boutiques, while the smaller arcades are filled with independent artisan wares, craft pieces, and one-off gifts. 

Famous for its buzzing nightlife, Leeds is home to live music, clubs, exclusive bars, and fine dining restaurants. Catch a show, soak up the atmosphere, and grab a room for the night in a luxury hotel - there really is too much to cram into just one day. 

Cheaper advance tickets are options on trains running from Chester to Leeds, available as standard and anytime tickets - perfect if you decide to stay over. 


*Advance tickets are our best value fares and Railcard discounts can be used when booking. We can't guarantee the availability of Advance tickets as they are generally limited in number and only on sale up to 6pm prior to the day of travel. So we recommend you book early to avoid disappointment.