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There are 7 ways to get from Chester to Polzeath by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Plymouth  •  8h 6m

  1. Take the train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Plymouth
  3. Take the train from Plymouth to Bodmin Parkway

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Train to Manchester, fly  •  4h 15m

  1. Take the train from Chester to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Newquay (NQY) MAN - NQY

5 alternative options

Train  •  9h 54m

  1. Take the train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Bodmin Parkway

Train via Cardiff  •  10h 20m

  1. Take the train from Chester to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bodmin Parkway

Bus  •  13h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Chester Bus Interchange to Digbeth, Hinckley St 021
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Exeter Sidwell St
  3. Take the bus from Exeter City Centre, Bus Station to Launceston, Westgate Street 6A
  4. Take the bus from Launceston, Westgate Street to Polzeath, Beach 10

Drive  •  5h 18m

  1. Drive from Chester to Polzeath 306 miles

Drive to Leeds Bradford, fly  •  3h 32m

  1. Drive from Chester to Leeds Bradford
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Newquay (NQY) LBA - NQY

Chester to Polzeath by train and bus

The journey time between Chester and Polzeath is around 20h 16m and covers a distance of around 347 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 13h 28m. The fastest journey normally takes 20h 16m. Operated by Transport for Wales, Avanti West Coast, London Midland and others, the Chester to Polzeath service departs from Chester and arrives in Polzeath, Beach. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
6h 48m
Layover time:
13h 28m
Total time:
20h 16m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
20h 16m
Journey distance:
347 miles
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
31 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
13:35
Last service departs at:
14:35

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Chester to Polzeath train and bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Chester to Polzeath is to drive which costs £45 - £70 and takes 5h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Chester to Polzeath is to drive and fly which costs £100 - £290 and takes 3h 32m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chester to Polzeath. However, there are services departing from Chester Bus Interchange and arriving at Polzeath, Beach via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Exeter City Centre, Bus Station and Launceston, Westgate Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 5m.

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The distance between Chester and Polzeath is 202 miles. The road distance is 306 miles.

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The best way to get from Chester to Polzeath without a car is to train via Plymouth which takes 8h 6m and costs £170 - £600.

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It takes approximately 8h 6m to get from Chester to Polzeath, including transfers.

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Chester to Polzeath bus services, operated by Flixbus, depart from Chester Bus Interchange station.

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The best way to get from Chester to Polzeath is to train via Plymouth which takes 8h 6m and costs £170 - £600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 13h 5m.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Newquay Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Chester to Polzeath bus services, operated by Transport for Cornwall, arrive at Polzeath, Beach station.

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Map of how to get from Chester to Polzeath.
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  • Distance: 201.5 miles
  • Duration: 8h 6m

What companies run services between Chester, England and Polzeath, England?

You can take a train from Chester to Polzeath via Crewe, Birmingham New Street, Plymouth, and Bodmin Parkway in around 8h 6m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chester to Polzeath via Digbeth, Hinckley St, Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Exeter Sidwell St, Exeter City Centre, Bus Station, and Launceston, Westgate Street in around 13h 5m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£65 - £230
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Manchester to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£95 - £490
Eastern Airways
Website
easternairways.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£160 - £400
Train operators
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£22 - £26
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£5 - £9
Anytime Day Single
£22 - £26
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£35 - £130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£35 - £45
Anytime Day 1st Class
£90 - £130
Train from Birmingham New Street to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£95 - £260
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£95 - £120
Anytime Day 1st Class
£180 - £260
Train from Plymouth to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£25 - £100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£25 - £30
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £100
Train from Birmingham New Street to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£100 - £280
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£100 - £130
Anytime Day 1st Class
£190 - £280
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Chester to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£65 - £100
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Chester to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £40
Website
tfw.wales
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Plymouth to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£11 - £14
Anytime Day 1st Class
£19 - £26
Train from Cardiff Central to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£65 - £85
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£65 - £85
Anytime Day 1st Class
£110 - £160
Bus operators
Flixbus
Bus from Chester Bus Interchange to Digbeth, Hinckley St
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
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 Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Exeter Sidwell St
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
National Express
Stagecoach South West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Exeter City Centre, Bus Station to Launceston, Westgate Street
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Stagecoach South West
Transport for Cornwall
Phone
0808 196 2632
Website
transportforcornwall.co.uk
Bus from Launceston, Westgate Street to Polzeath, Beach
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Transport for Cornwall

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Yes, the driving distance between Chester to Polzeath is 306 miles. It takes approximately 5h 18m to drive from Chester to Polzeath.

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easyJet and Loganair offer flights from Manchester Airport to Newquay Airport.

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