There are 5 ways to get from Blackpool to Chester Zoo by train, bus, night 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  •  3 h 2 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

$40 - $88

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the night bus from Blackpool to Chester National Express

$15 - $18

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Blackpool North to Liverpool Lime Street
  2. Take the bus from Liverpool, Whitechapel (Met Quarter) to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance (Chester Zoo) X8 / ...

$28 - $37

Bus  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Blackpool Town Centre, Abingdon Street to Preston City Centre, Railway Station 77
  2. Take the bus from Preston City Centre, Railway Station to Queen Square Bus Station X2
  3. Take the bus from Liverpool, Whitechapel (Met Quarter) to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance (Chester Zoo) X8 / ...

$25 - $29

Drive  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Blackpool to Chester Zoo 75.1 miles

$16 - $24

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 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Blackpool to Chester Zoo via Preston City Centre, Railway Station, Queen Square Bus Station, and Liverpool, Whitechapel (Met Quarter) in around 5 h 31 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackpool North to Preston
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 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
$19 - $28
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
$15 - $24
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $24
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
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
56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Preston Bus
Phone
01772 253671
Website
prestonbus.co.uk
Bus from Blackpool Town Centre, Abingdon Street to Preston City Centre, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
prestonbus.co.uk
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Railway Station to Queen Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Blackpool to Chester Zoo?

The distance between Blackpool and Chester Zoo is 66 km. The road distance is 120 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Blackpool to Chester Zoo?

The cheapest way to get from Blackpool to Chester Zoo is to night bus which costs £10 - £14 and takes 3 h 15 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Blackpool to Chester Zoo?

The quickest way to get from Blackpool to Chester Zoo is to drive which takes 1 h 17 min and costs £11 - £17.

Is there a direct bus between Blackpool and Chester Zoo?

No, there is no direct bus from Blackpool to Chester Zoo. However, there are services departing from Blackpool Town Centre, Abingdon Street and arriving at Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance (Chester Zoo) via Preston City Centre, Railway Station and Liverpool, Whitechapel (Met Quarter). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 31 min.

How long does it take to get from Blackpool to Chester Zoo?

It takes approximately 3 h 2 min to get from Blackpool to Chester Zoo, including transfers.