There are 4 ways to get from Chester to Rhyl by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  34 min

  1. Take the train from Chester to Rhyl

$13 - $35

Cheapest option

Line 11 bus, bus  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the line 11 bus from Chester, Grosvenor Street (Save the Children Shop) to Holywell, Bus Station (Holywell Bus Station) 11A / ...
  2. Take the bus from Holywell, Bus Station (Holywell Bus Station) to Rhyl, Bus Station (Rhyl Bus Station) 11M / ...

$8 - $13

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chester to Rhyl 34.3 miles

$120 - $160

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Chester to Rhyl 34.3 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Chester to Rhyl is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chester to Rhyl is to train which costs £9 - £26 and takes 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chester to Rhyl station. However, there are services departing from Chester, Grosvenor Street (Save the Children Shop) and arriving at Rhyl, Bus Station (Rhyl Bus Station) via Holywell, Bus Station (Holywell Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chester and arriving at Rhyl. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 34 min.

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The distance between Chester and Rhyl is 27 miles. The road distance is 34.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Chester to Rhyl without a car is to train which takes 34 min and costs £9 - £26.

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The train from Chester to Rhyl takes 34 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Chester to Rhyl bus services, operated by Arriva Cymru, depart from Chester, Grosvenor Street (Save the Children Shop) station.

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

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The best way to get from Chester to Rhyl is to train which takes 34 min and costs £9 - £26. Alternatively, you can line 11 bus and bus, which costs £6 - £10 and takes 2 h 27 min.

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Chester to Rhyl bus services, operated by Arriva Cymru, arrive at Rhyl, Bus Station (Rhyl Bus Station).

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Chester to Rhyl train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Rhyl station.

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Map of how to get from Chester to Rhyl.
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  • Distance: 26.5 miles
  • Duration: 34 min

What companies run services between Chester, England and Rhyl, Wales?

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Chester to Rhyl hourly. Tickets cost $13 - $20 and the journey takes 34 min. Virgin West Coast Trains also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chester to Rhyl via Holywell, Bus Station (Holywell Bus Station) in around 2 h 27 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Chester to Rhyl
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $20
First Anytime Day Single
$19 - $29
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
Arriva Cymru
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chester, Grosvenor Street (Save the Children Shop) to Holywell, Bus Station (Holywell Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Holywell, Bus Station (Holywell Bus Station) to Rhyl, Bus Station (Rhyl Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
P & O Lloyd
Phone
01352 710 682
Email
info@polloydcoaches.co.uk
Website
polloydcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Holywell, Bus Station (Holywell Bus Station) to Rhyl, Bus Station (Rhyl Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
polloydcoaches.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Chester to Rhyl
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Comcab Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 298 2222
Website
comcab-liverpool.co.uk
Taxi In Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 236 1915

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