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There are 6 ways to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 16m

  1. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Warrington Bank Quay

£96 - £329

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Bus  •  9h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Prestwick Airport to Glasgow, Waterloo Lane X77
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Manchester Airport The Station M11
  3. Take the bus from Manchester Airport to Chester Zoo

£19 - £39

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Train, line 1 bus  •  7h 36m

  1. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Liverpool Lime Street
  3. Take the line 1 bus from Liverpool, Whitechapel to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance 1 / ...

£76 - £139

Drive  •  4h 14m

  1. Drive from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance 237.9 miles

£35 - £55

Train, fly to Liverpool  •  5h 28m

  1. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Liverpool (LPL) GLA - LPL

£104 - £347

Train, fly to Manchester, bus  •  7h 7m

  1. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Manchester (MAN) GLA - MAN
  3. Take the bus from Manchester Airport to Chester Zoo

£48 - £248

Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance by train, walk and bus

The journey time between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) and Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance is around 6h 35m and covers a distance of around 278 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 37m. Operated by First ScotRail Service, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales and others, the Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance service departs from Prestwick Intl Airport and arrives in Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance. Typically 70 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
6h 35m
Fastest journey time:
4h 37m
Services per week:
70
Cheapest price:
£96
Carbon emissions:
23 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:20
Last service departs at:
23:07

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance train, walk and bus schedules

Departing Monday, June 21, 2021

Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) → Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance is to bus which costs £18 - £40 and takes 9h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 4h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance. However, there are services departing from Prestwick Airport and arriving at Chester Zoo via Buchanan Bus Station and Manchester Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 3m.

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The distance between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) and Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance is 173 miles. The road distance is 237.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance without a car is to train which takes 6h 16m and costs £95 - £330.

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It takes approximately 6h 16m to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance, including transfers.

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Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Prestwick Airport station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance is to train which takes 6h 16m and costs £95 - £330. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 - £40 and takes 9h 3m.

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There is no direct flight from Glasgow Airport to Liverpool Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 40m and has one stopover.

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Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Chester Zoo station.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance.
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  • Distance: 173.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 16m

What companies run services between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK), Scotland and Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance, England?

You can take a train from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance via Glasgow Central, Warrington Bank Quay, Chester, Chester, Bull & Stirrup, and Moston, Garage in around 6h 16m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance via Glasgow, Waterloo Lane, Buchanan Bus Station, and Manchester Airport in around 9h 3m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£85 - £260
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£85 - £260
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via Jersey
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£85 - £260
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via London Stansted, Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£85 - £260
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via London Luton, Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£85 - £260
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £420
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £420
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£80 - £600
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£140 - £750
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via London City
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£80 - £600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £430
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £550
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£140 - £750
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £450
TUI Airways
Website
tui.co.uk
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
£120 - £500
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £24
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£18 - £24
Train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Paisley Gilmour Street
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £20
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £10
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£15 - £20
TransPennine Express Service
Bus operators
Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
enquiries.merseyside@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Liverpool, Whitechapel to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Prestwick Airport to Glasgow, Waterloo Lane
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Manchester Airport The Station
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£15 - £25
Website
Megabus UK
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 Glasgow to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
National Express
Bus from Manchester Airport to Chester Zoo
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
National Express

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance is 238 miles. It takes approximately 4h 14m to drive from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance.

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easyJet offers flights from Glasgow Airport to Liverpool Airport.

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