There are 5 ways to get from Chester to Sale by train, tram, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Chester to Navigation Road

$15 - $22

4 alternative options

Train, line 2 tram  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Chester to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the line 2 tram from Piccadilly (Manchester Metrolink) to Sale (Manchester Metrolink) 2

$21 - $31

Bus  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Chester, Railway Station to Manchester Airport The Station 5
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Altrincham Interchange 288
  3. Take the bus from Altrincham Interchange to Sale, Washway Road/Marks and Spencer (Fitness Club) 263 / ...

$19

Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chester to Sale 34.2 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from Chester to Sale 34.2 miles

$7 - $11

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Chester to Sale hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $17 and the journey takes 1 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chester to Sale via Manchester Airport The Station and Altrincham Interchange in around 1 h 39 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Chester to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $27
First Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Piccadilly (Manchester Metrolink) to Sale (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Bus operators
easyBus
Bus from Chester, Railway Station to Manchester Airport The Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Manchester Community Transport
Phone
0161 946 9255
Email
info@manct.org
Website
manct.org
Bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Altrincham Interchange
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
manct.org
Bus from Altrincham Interchange to Sale, Washway Road/Marks and Spencer (Fitness Club)
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
manct.org
D & G Coach & Bus
Bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Altrincham Interchange
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Arriva North West
Phone
0344 800 44 11
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Altrincham Interchange to Sale, Washway Road/Marks and Spencer (Fitness Club)
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Altrincham Interchange to Sale, Ashton Lane/Magistrates Court (Courts)
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Chester to Sale
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Comcab Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 298 2222
Website
comcab-liverpool.co.uk
Taxi In Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 236 1915

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including French strikes 2018: What are my alternative transport options?, Train travel in France: A guide to SNCF and Want to know more about US trains? - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

Questions & Answers

How far is it from Chester to Sale?

The distance between Chester and Sale is 46 km. The road distance is 55 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Chester to Sale?

The cheapest way to get from Chester to Sale is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 41 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Chester to Sale?

The quickest way to get from Chester to Sale is to taxi which takes 41 min and costs £90 - £120.

Is there a direct bus between Chester and Sale?

No, there is no direct bus from Chester to Sale. However, there are services departing from Chester, Railway Station and arriving at Sale, Washway Road/Marks and Spencer (Fitness Club) via Manchester Airport The Station and Altrincham Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 39 min.

How long does it take to get from Chester to Sale?

It takes approximately 1 h 11 min to get from Chester to Sale, including transfers.