There are 5 ways to get from Blackburn to Chester by train, bus 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

Train  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Blackburn to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Warrington Bank Quay
  3. Take the train from Warrington Bank Quay to Chester

$34 - $67

Cheapest option

Bus, line 1 bus  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 63) to Queen Square Bus Station X2
  2. Take the line 1 bus from Liverpool, Preston Street to Chester, Delamere Street 1 / ...

$19 - $24

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Blackburn, Eanam Wharf (Lancashire United Depot) to Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House) X41
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Chester

$29 - $38

Bus  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Blackburn, Eanam Wharf (Lancashire United Depot) to Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House) X41
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Chester, Railway Station 5

$24 - $25

Drive  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Blackburn to Chester 61.2 miles

$13 - $19

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

You can take a train from Blackburn to Chester via Preston and Warrington Bank Quay in around 2 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Blackburn to Chester via Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House), Manchester, Manchester Airport, and Manchester Airport The Station in around 4 h 2 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Preston to Warrington Bank Quay
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $35
Train from Warrington Bank Quay to Chester
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $25
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Warrington Bank Quay to Chester
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $13
First Anytime Day Single
$12 - $18
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Chester
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $27
First Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
Bus operators
The Blackburn Bus Compan
Phone
01254 670 583
Email
hello@blackburnbus.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Blackburn, Eanam Wharf (Lancashire United Depot) to Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House)
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
easyBus
Bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Chester, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 63) to Queen Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
enquiries.merseyside@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Liverpool, Preston Street to Chester, Delamere Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Blackburn to Chester?

The distance between Blackburn and Chester is 68 km. The road distance is 98 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Blackburn to Chester is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 6 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Blackburn to Chester is to drive which takes 1 h 6 min and costs £9 - £14.

Is there a direct train between Blackburn and Chester?

No, there is no direct train from Blackburn to Chester. However, there are services departing from Blackburn and arriving at Chester via Preston and Warrington Bank Quay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 4 min.

Is there a direct bus between Blackburn and Chester?

No, there is no direct bus from Blackburn to Chester. However, there are services departing from Blackburn, Eanam Wharf (Lancashire United Depot) and arriving at Chester, Railway Station via Manchester and Manchester Airport The Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 2 min.

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

It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to get from Blackburn to Chester, including transfers.