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

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Chester

$19 - $28

Cheapest option

Line 43 bus, bus  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Take the line 43 bus from Rusholme, Wilmslow Rd (Property 221) to Manchester Airport The Station 43
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Chester, Delamere Street 5

$16

3 alternative options

Line 263 bus, train  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the line 263 bus from Manchester City Centre, Oxford Rd Stn (Palace Hotel) to Altrincham Interchange 263
  2. Take the train from Altrincham to Chester

$18 - $24

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Greater Manchester to Chester 39 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Greater Manchester to Chester 39 miles

$8 - $13

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Greater Manchester to Chester is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Greater Manchester to Chester is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 43 min.

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The distance between Greater Manchester and Chester is 33 miles. The road distance is 39 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to get from Greater Manchester to Chester, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Greater Manchester to Chester. However, there are services departing from Rusholme, Wilmslow Rd (Property 221) and arriving at Chester, Delamere Street via Manchester Airport The Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 28 min.

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What companies run services between Greater Manchester, England and Chester, England?

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Greater Manchester to Chester hourly. Tickets cost $16 - $25 and the journey takes 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Greater Manchester to Chester via Manchester Airport The Station in around 2 h 28 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Rusholme, Wilmslow Rd (Property 221) to Manchester Airport The Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
easyBus
Bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Chester, Delamere Street
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12
Arriva North West
Phone
0344 800 44 11
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Oxford Rd Stn (Palace Hotel) to Altrincham Interchange
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Greater Manchester to Chester
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Street Cars Manchester
Phone
+44 161 228 7878
Website
streetcarsmanchester.co.uk
Radio Cars
Phone
+44 161 236 8033
Website
radiocarsmanchester.co.uk
Manchester Cars
Phone
+44 161 228 3355
Website
ilovemanchestercars.co.uk

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