There are 6 ways to get from Bakewell to Chester by bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Bus, train via Crewe  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Bakewell, Buxton Road (North Church Street) to Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station) Transpeak / ...
  2. Take the train from Buxton to Stockport

$28 - $87

Cheapest option

Bus, train #2  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from Bakewell, Buxton Road (North Church Street) to Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station) X18
  2. Take the bus from Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Stockport, Royal Mail Office (Post Office)
  3. Take the train from Stockport to Chester

$19 - $28

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Bakewell, Buxton Road (North Church Street) to Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station) X18
  2. Take the train from Buxton to Stockport
  3. Take the train from Stockport to Chester

$25 - $37

Train  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Matlock to Derby
  2. Take the train from Derby to Crewe

$32 - $82

Bus  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Bakewell, Buxton Road (North Church Street) to Buxton, Market Place (Stop B) X18
  2. Take the bus from Buxton, Market Place (Stop A) to Hanley, Bus Station (stand U) 16
  3. Take the bus from Stoke-On-Trent to Chester

$23 - $29

Drive  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Bakewell to Chester 66.2 miles

$14 - $21

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Bakewell to Chester. However, there are services departing from Bakewell, Buxton Road (North Church Street) and arriving at Chester via Buxton, Market Place (Stop A) and Stoke-On-Trent. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 18 min.

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The distance between Bakewell and Chester is 51 miles. The road distance is 66.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Bakewell to Chester without a car is to bus and train which takes 3 h 24 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 24 min to get from Bakewell to Chester, including transfers.

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Bakewell to Chester bus services, operated by High Peak, depart from Bakewell, Buxton Road (North Church Street) station.

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The best way to get from Bakewell to Chester is to train which takes 4 h 17 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 18 min.

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Bakewell to Chester bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Chester station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bakewell to Chester is 66 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to drive from Bakewell to Chester.

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There are 401+ hotels available in Chester. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bakewell to Chester.
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  • Distance: 50.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 24 min

What companies run services between Bakewell, England and Chester, England?

You can take a train from Bakewell to Chester via Matlock, Bakewell Road (Co-op), Matlock, Derby, and Crewe in around 4 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bakewell to Chester via Buxton, Market Place (Stop B), Buxton, Market Place (Stop A), Hanley, Bus Station (stand U), and Stoke-On-Trent in around 4 h 18 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Buxton to Stockport
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Stockport to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Matlock to Derby
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$3 - $6
Off-Peak Single
$7 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Single
$11 - $16
Train from Derby to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Bus operators
High Peak
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Bakewell, Buxton Road (North Church Street) to Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Stockport, Royal Mail Office (Post Office)
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Bakewell, Buxton Road (North Church Street) to Buxton, Market Place (Stop B)
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
Stagecoach Chesterfield
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bakewell, Buxton Road (North Church Street) to Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bakewell, Buxton Road (North Church Street) to Buxton, Market Place
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
D&G Bus
Phone
01782 332337
Email
info@dgbus.co.uk
Website
dgbus.co.uk
Bus from Buxton, Market Place (Stop A) to Hanley, Bus Station (stand U)
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
dgbus.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stoke-On-Trent to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com

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