There are 6 ways to get from Chester to Elton by bus, train, taxi, car, towncar or foot

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Bus  •  48 min

  1. Take the bus from Chester, Bull & Stirrup to Elton, Wheelwrights Arms X2

$6

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Train  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Chester to Helsby
  2. Take the train from Helsby to Ince & Elton

$5 - $8

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chester to Elton 9.6 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from Chester to Elton 9.6 miles

$2 - $3

Uber  •  13 min

  1. Take an Uber from Chester to Elton 9.6 miles

$18 - $27

Walk  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Walk from Chester to Elton 8.8 miles

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chester, Bull & Stirrup and arriving at Elton, Wheelwrights Arms. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 48 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Chester to Elton. However, there are services departing from Chester and arriving at Ince & Elton via Helsby. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 10 min.

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The distance between Chester and Elton is 7 miles. The road distance is 9.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Chester to Elton without a car is to bus which takes 48 min and costs .

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The bus from Chester, Bull & Stirrup to Elton, Wheelwrights Arms takes 48 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Chester to Elton bus services, operated by Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire, depart from Chester, Bull & Stirrup station.

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Chester to Elton train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Chester station.

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The best way to get from Chester to Elton is to bus which takes 48 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 1 h 10 min.

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Chester to Elton bus services, operated by Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire, arrive at Elton, Wheelwrights Arms station.

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Chester to Elton train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Ince & Elton station.

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Map of how to get from Chester to Elton.
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  • Distance: 6.8 miles
  • Duration: 48 min

What companies run services between Chester, England and Elton, Cheshire, England?

Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire operates a bus from Chester to Elton every 4 hours. Tickets cost $6 and the journey takes 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chester to Elton via Helsby in around 1 h 10 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Chester to Helsby
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$2 - $4
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $6
First Anytime Day Single
$4 - $7
Bus operators
Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
enquiries.merseyside@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Chester, Bull & Stirrup to Elton, Wheelwrights Arms
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Uber Merseyside
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Chester to Elton
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Signup at
uber.com
Access
$17 - $26
Assist
$17 - $26
UberX
$18 - $27
Exec
$26 - $40
UberXL
$25 - $40
Taxi from Chester to Elton
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Comcab Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 298 2222
Website
comcab-liverpool.co.uk
Taxi In Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 236 1915

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Yes, the driving distance between Chester to Elton is 10 miles. It takes approximately 13 min to drive from Chester to Elton.

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