There are 5 ways to get from Bakewell to Chester by bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, train via Crewe  •  3 h 9 min

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

$33 - $89

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Bakewell, Buxton Road (North Church Street) to Stockport, Wellington Rd Nth/Mersey Square (Car Park) Tp / ...
  2. Take the train from Stockport to Chester

$22 - $29

3 alternative options

Bus, train #2  •  3 h 33 min

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

$27 - $39

Bus, line 199 bus  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Bakewell, Buxton Road (North Church Street) to Hazel Grove, London Rd/Queens Rd (Monument) Tp
  2. Take the line 199 bus from Hazel Grove, London Rd/Queens Rd (Monument) to Manchester Airport The Station 199
  3. Take the bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Chester, Railway Station 5

$29

Drive  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Bakewell to Chester 66.2 miles

$14 - $21

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

You can take a bus from Bakewell to Chester via Hazel Grove, London Rd/Queens Rd (Monument) and Manchester Airport The Station in around 3 h 46 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Buxton to Stockport
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Stockport to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Stockport to Crewe
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $18
First Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Train from Crewe to Chester
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $14
First Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Stockport to Crewe
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $35
Train from Crewe to Chester
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $20
CrossCountry
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
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Bakewell, Buxton Road (North Church Street) to Stockport, Wellington Rd Nth/Mersey Square (Car Park)
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Bakewell, Buxton Road (North Church Street) to Hazel Grove, London Rd/Queens Rd (Monument)
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Hazel Grove, London Rd/Queens Rd (Monument) to Manchester Airport The Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
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
24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
easyBus
Bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Chester, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Bakewell to Chester?

The distance between Bakewell and Chester is 81 km. The road distance is 106 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Bakewell to Chester?

The cheapest way to get from Bakewell to Chester is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 27 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Bakewell to Chester?

The quickest way to get from Bakewell to Chester is to drive which takes 1 h 27 min and costs £10 - £15.

Is there a direct bus between Bakewell and Chester?

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, Railway Station via Hazel Grove, London Rd/Queens Rd (Monument) and Manchester Airport The Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 46 min.

How long does it take to get from Bakewell to Chester?

It takes approximately 3 h 9 min to get from Bakewell to Chester, including transfers.