There are 4 ways to get from Hartlepool to Chester Zoo by train, bus 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  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Thornaby to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Chester

$66 - $100

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Middlesbrough to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Chester Zoo National Express

$25 - $34

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Express Lounge to Shudehill Interchange M33
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Chester

$45 - $73

Drive  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Hartlepool to Chester Zoo 161.6 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Hartlepool to Chester Zoo. However, there are services departing from Hartlepool, York Road - Central Library (South Road) and arriving at Chester Zoo via Middlesbrough and Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 34 min.

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The distance between Hartlepool and Chester Zoo is 122 miles. The road distance is 161.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Hartlepool to Chester Zoo without a car is to train which takes 6 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 4 min to get from Hartlepool to Chester Zoo, including transfers.

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Hartlepool to Chester Zoo bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Middlesbrough station.

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The best way to get from Hartlepool to Chester Zoo is to train which takes 6 h 4 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 34 min.

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Hartlepool to Chester Zoo bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Chester Zoo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hartlepool to Chester Zoo is 162 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 41 min to drive from Hartlepool to Chester Zoo.

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There are 827+ hotels available in Chester Zoo. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Hartlepool to Chester Zoo.
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  • Distance: 122.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 4 min

What companies run services between Hartlepool, England and Chester Zoo, England?

You can take a train from Hartlepool to Chester Zoo via Thornaby, Manchester Oxford Road, Chester, and Chester, Railway Station in around 6 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hartlepool to Chester Zoo via Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 11, Middlesbrough, and Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St in around 6 h 34 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Thornaby to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$20 - $29
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Chester
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $25
First Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Chester
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $25
First Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
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 Middlesbrough to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Chester Zoo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Express Lounge to Shudehill Interchange
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Book at
uk.megabus.com

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