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

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Train via Warrington Bank Quay  •  3 h 26 min

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

$37 - $73

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Bus  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from Blackpool to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Chester Zoo National Express

$16 - $23

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Blackpool North to Liverpool Lime Street
  2. Take the train from Liverpool Central Loop Line to Chester

$27 - $43

Train, line 1 bus  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Blackpool North to Liverpool Lime Street
  2. Take the line 1 bus from Liverpool, Whitechapel (Met Quarter) to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance (Chester Zoo) 1 / ...

$26 - $34

Drive  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Blackpool to Chester Zoo 75.1 miles

$16 - $24

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No, there is no direct bus from Blackpool to Chester Zoo. However, there are services departing from Blackpool and arriving at Chester Zoo via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h.

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The distance between Blackpool and Chester Zoo is 41 miles. The road distance is 75.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Blackpool to Chester Zoo without a car is to train which takes 3 h 26 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 26 min to get from Blackpool to Chester Zoo, including transfers.

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Blackpool to Chester Zoo bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Blackpool station.

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The best way to get from Blackpool to Chester Zoo is to train which takes 3 h 26 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Blackpool to Chester Zoo is 75 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 17 min to drive from Blackpool to Chester Zoo.

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Map of how to get from Blackpool to Chester Zoo.
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  • Distance: 41.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 26 min

What companies run services between Blackpool, England and Chester Zoo, England?

You can take a train from Blackpool to Chester Zoo via Preston, Warrington Bank Quay, Chester, and Chester, Railway Station in around 3 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Blackpool to Chester Zoo via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St in around 4 h.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackpool North to Preston
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackpool North to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Blackpool North to Preston
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $23
Train from Preston to Warrington Bank Quay
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
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 - $12
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $12
First Anytime Day Single
$11 - $17
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Central Loop Line to Chester
Ave. Duration
39 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
Bus operators
Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
enquiries.merseyside@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Liverpool, Whitechapel (Met Quarter) to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance (Chester Zoo)
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 Blackpool to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Chester Zoo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com

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