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

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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Burnley Manchester Road to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Warrington Bank Quay
  3. Take the train from Warrington Bank Quay to Chester

$37 - $63

Cheapest option

Line 152 bus, bus, line 1 bus  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the line 152 bus from Burnley, St James Street to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand 152
  2. Take the bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station to Queen Square Bus Station X2
  3. Take the line 1 bus from Liverpool, Preston Street to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance 1 / ...

$4 - $6

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Burnley, Mechanics Institute to Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St X43
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Chester

$16 - $29

Bus  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Burnham Gate, Railway Stn to Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St X43
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Chester Zoo National Express

$7 - $11

Drive  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Burnley to Chester Zoo 66.5 miles

$14 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from Burnley to Chester Zoo is to line 152 bus and bus and line 1 bus which costs £3 - £5 and takes 6 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Burnley to Chester Zoo is to drive which costs £11 - £16 and takes 1 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Burnley to Chester Zoo. However, there are services departing from Burnham Gate, Railway Stn and arriving at Chester Zoo via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 42 min.

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The distance between Burnley and Chester Zoo is 47 miles. The road distance is 66.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Burnley to Chester Zoo without a car is to train which takes 3 h 22 min and costs £28 - £50.

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It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to get from Burnley to Chester Zoo, including transfers.

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Burnley to Chester Zoo bus services, operated by The Burnley Bus Company, depart from Burnham Gate, Railway Stn station.

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The best way to get from Burnley to Chester Zoo is to train which takes 3 h 22 min and costs £28 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £6 - £9 and takes 3 h 42 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Burnley to Chester Zoo is 67 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 9 min to drive from Burnley to Chester Zoo.

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  • Distance: 47.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 22 min

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

You can take a train from Burnley to Chester Zoo via Preston, Warrington Bank Quay, Chester, Chester, Railway Station, and Moston, Garage in around 3 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Burnley to Chester Zoo via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St in around 3 h 42 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Burnley Manchester Road to Preston
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
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
$19 - $35
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
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
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Chester
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $25
First Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Bus operators
The Burnley Bus Company
Phone
0345 60 40 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Burnley, Mechanics Institute to Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Burnham Gate, Railway Stn to Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
lancashirebus.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
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Chester Zoo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
The Blackburn Bus Company
Phone
01254 670 583
Email
hello@blackburnbus.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Burnley, St James Street to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station to Queen Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
enquiries.merseyside@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Liverpool, Preston Street to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire

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