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There are 7 ways to get from Big Ben to Ellesmere Port by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 16m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street

£75 - £262

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  8h 6m

  1. Take the night bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Chester National Express

£12 - £16

5 alternative options

Bus  •  7h 11m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Chester Bus Interchange Uk021

£18 - £22

Drive  •  3h 31m

  1. Drive from Big Ben to Ellesmere Port 208 miles

£30 - £50

Fly from London Heathrow, bus  •  4h 18m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Airport to Cheshire Oaks

£55 - £214

Train to Southampton, fly, bus  •  5h 9m

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  3. Take the bus from Manchester Airport to Cheshire Oaks

£82 - £420

Fly from London City, bus  •  4h

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Manchester (MAN) LCY - MAN
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Airport to Cheshire Oaks

£103 - £364

Big Ben to Ellesmere Port by walk, subway and train

The journey time between Big Ben and Ellesmere Port is around 5h 59m and covers a distance of around 209 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 22m. Services are operated by London Underground (Tube), Avanti West Coast, Merseyrail Electrics and others. Typically 17 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
5h 59m
Fastest journey time:
3h 22m
Services per week:
17
Cheapest price:
£75
Carbon emissions:
17 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
13:54
Last service departs at:
21:09

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Big Ben to Ellesmere Port walk, subway and train schedules

Big Ben → Ellesmere Port
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Ellesmere Port is 111.

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The cheapest way to get from Big Ben to Ellesmere Port is to night bus which costs £12 - £17 and takes 8h 6m.

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The fastest way to get from Big Ben to Ellesmere Port is to drive which takes 3h 31m and costs £30 - £50.

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No, there is no direct bus from Big Ben to Ellesmere Port. However, there are services departing from Westminster, Parliament Square and arriving at Ellesmere Port Bus Interchange Stand E via London Victoria Coach Station and Chester Bus Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 11m.

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No, there is no direct train from Big Ben station to Ellesmere Port. However, there are services departing from Embankment station and arriving at Ellesmere Port via London Euston and Liverpool Central Loop Line. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 16m.

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The distance between Big Ben and Ellesmere Port is 171 miles. The road distance is 208 miles.

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The best way to get from Big Ben to Ellesmere Port without a car is to train which takes 4h 16m and costs £75 - £270.

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It takes approximately 4h 16m to get from Big Ben to Ellesmere Port, including transfers.

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Big Ben to Ellesmere Port bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from London Victoria Coach Station.

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Big Ben to Ellesmere Port train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from London Euston station.

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The best way to get from Big Ben to Ellesmere Port is to train which takes 4h 16m and costs £75 - £270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £17 - £23 and takes 7h 11m.

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Map of how to get from Big Ben to Ellesmere Port.
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  • Distance: 170.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 16m

What companies run services between Big Ben, England and Ellesmere Port, England?

Avanti West Coast operates a train from London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street hourly. Tickets cost £70 - £250 and the journey takes 2h 13m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Chester Bus Interchange 5 times a week. Tickets cost £14 - £18 and the journey takes 4h 55m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £240
Flights from London City to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£45 - £220
Blue Islands Limited
Website
blueislands.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £200
Eastern Airways
Website
easternairways.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £250
Train operators
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Chester Bus Interchange
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
flixbus.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
Night bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Chester
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
National Express
Bus from Manchester Airport to Cheshire Oaks
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
National Express

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Big Ben to Ellesmere Port bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Chester Bus Interchange station.

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Big Ben to Ellesmere Port train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Liverpool Lime Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Big Ben to Ellesmere Port is 208 miles. It takes approximately 3h 31m to drive from Big Ben to Ellesmere Port.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 407+ hotels available in Ellesmere Port. Prices start at £75 per night.

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