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

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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Congleton, Bus Station to Crewe, station 38
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Chester

$13 - $30

Cheapest option

Line 94 bus, line 85 bus  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the line 94 bus from Congleton, Bus Station to Newcastle Town Centre, Bus Station 94
  2. Take the line 85 bus from Newcastle Town Centre, Bus Station to Crewe, station 85

$9 - $26

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Congleton to Kidsgrove
  2. Take the train from Kidsgrove to Crewe
  3. Take the train from Crewe to Chester

$14 - $37

Taxi  •  46 min

  1. Take a taxi from Congleton to Chester 36.4 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  46 min

  1. Drive from Congleton to Chester 36.4 miles

$7 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Congleton to Chester is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Congleton to Chester is to taxi which costs £100 - £120 and takes 46 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Congleton to Chester. However, there are services departing from Congleton and arriving at Chester via Kidsgrove and Crewe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 22 min.

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The distance between Congleton and Chester is 28 miles. The road distance is 36.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Congleton to Chester without a car is to bus and train which takes 1 h 14 min and costs £9 - £24.

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It takes approximately 1 h 14 min to get from Congleton to Chester, including transfers.

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Congleton to Chester train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Congleton station.

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The best way to get from Congleton to Chester is to train which takes 1 h 22 min and costs £11 - £28. Alternatively, you can line 94 bus and line 85 bus, which costs £7 - £20 and takes 3 h 9 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Congleton to Chester is 36 miles. It takes approximately 46 min to drive from Congleton to Chester.

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Map of how to get from Congleton to Chester.
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  • Distance: 28.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 14 min

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

You can take a train from Congleton to Chester via Kidsgrove and Crewe in around 1 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Congleton to Chester via Newcastle Town Centre, Bus Station, Crewe, station, and Crewe in around 3 h 9 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Chester
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
First Anytime Day Single
$13 - $20
Virgin West Coast Trains
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Kidsgrove to Crewe
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$2 - $3
Off-Peak Single
$3 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Single
$5 - $8
Bus operators
Arriva North West
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Congleton, Bus Station to Crewe, station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
D&G Bus
Phone
01782 332337
Email
info@dgbus.co.uk
Website
dgbus.co.uk
Bus from Congleton, Bus Station to Crewe, station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
dgbus.co.uk
Bus from Congleton, Bus Station to Newcastle Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
dgbus.co.uk
Bus from Newcastle Town Centre, Bus Station to Crewe, station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
dgbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Congleton to Chester
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Stoke Link Taxis
Phone
+44 1782 412412
Rushhour Taxi
Phone
+44 7956 195895
Website
rushhourtaxis.co.uk

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