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There are 5 ways to get from Castle Combe to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance by train, bus, night bus or car

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Train via Birmingham

  1. Take the train from Chippenham to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
  4. Take the train from Crewe to Chester

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Bus, night bus

  1. Take the bus from Bath to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  2. Take the night bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Chester

3 alternative options

Train

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Chester

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bond St to Manchester Airport Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Airport to Chester Zoo

Drive

  1. Drive from Castle Combe to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance

Castle Combe to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance by bus, train and walk

The journey time between Castle Combe and Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance is around 6h 8m and covers a distance of around 207 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 43m. The fastest journey normally takes 6h 8m. Operated by Faresaver, First Great Western Service, CrossCountry and others, the Castle Combe to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance service departs from Castle Combe, Village Centre and arrives in Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
4h 24m
Layover time:
1h 43m
Total time:
6h 8m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
6h 8m
Journey distance:
207 miles
Services per week:
1
Cheapest price:
£84
Carbon emissions:
19 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:52
Last service departs at:
08:52

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Castle Combe to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance bus, train and walk schedules

Castle Combe → Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance is 111.

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The social distance requirement in Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance is 1 metre.

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Last updated: 13 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Castle Combe to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance is to bus and night bus, which costs £15 - £24 and takes 8h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Castle Combe to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 3h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Castle Combe to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance. However, there are services departing from Castle Combe, The Lodge and arriving at Moston, Garage via Bath, Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Chester Bus Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 25m.

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The distance between Castle Combe and Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance is 124 miles. The road distance is 160.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Castle Combe to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance without a car is to train via Birmingham which takes 5h 57m and costs £100 - £370.

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It takes approximately 5h 57m to get from Castle Combe to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance, including transfers.

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Castle Combe to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Bath station.

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The best way to get from Castle Combe to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance is to train via Birmingham which takes 5h 57m and costs £100 - £370. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £20 - £35 and takes 8h 44m.

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Castle Combe to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Chester station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Castle Combe to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance is 160 miles. It takes approximately 3h to drive from Castle Combe to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance.

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  • Distance: 123.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 57m

What companies run services between Castle Combe, England and Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance, England?

You can take a train from Castle Combe to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance via Chippenham, Bristol Temple Meads, Birmingham New Street, Crewe, Chester, Chester, Dawson Drive, and Moston, Garage in around 5h 57m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Castle Combe to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance via Bath City Centre, Bath Abbey, Bath City Centre, Bus Station, Bristol, Bus Station, Bristol Bond St, and Manchester Airport in around 8h 44m.

Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Chippenham to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £13
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£10 - £13
Anytime Day 1st Class
£18 - £25
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£11 - £14
Anytime Day 1st Class
£19 - £26
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £160
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£45 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £160
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£35 - £130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£35 - £45
Anytime Day 1st Class
£85 - £130
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£25 - £100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£25 - £30
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £100
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£19 - £70
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£19 - £26
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£50 - £70
Train from Crewe to Chester
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £35
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £11
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £35
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£19 - £23
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single
£19 - £23
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£29 - £45
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Crewe to Chester
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £24
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Chester
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£60 - £90
Website
tfw.wales
Bus operators
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 Bath to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
National Express
Night bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Chester
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
National Express
Bus from Manchester Airport to Chester Zoo
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Bristol Bond St to Manchester Airport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£12 - £20
Website
Megabus UK

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