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There are 5 ways to get from Hartlepool to Chester Zoo by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  5h 48m

  1. Take the train from Thornaby to Manchester Airport
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Airport to Chester Zoo National Express

$58 - $87

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6h 34m

  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

$19 - $27

3 alternative options

Train  •  6h 49m

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

$69 - $103

Bus Megabus UK  •  7h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Express Lounge to Shudehill Interchange M33
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Chester Zoo National Express

$29 - $44

Drive  •  2h 41m

  1. Drive from Hartlepool to Chester Zoo 161.6 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Hartlepool to Chester Zoo is to bus which costs £14 - £21 and takes 6h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Hartlepool to Chester Zoo is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 2h 41m.

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

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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 and bus which takes 5h 48m and costs £40 - £70.

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It takes approximately 5h 48m 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 bus which takes 6h 34m and costs £14 - £21. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £50 - £80 and takes 6h 49m.

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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 2h 41m to drive from Hartlepool to Chester Zoo.

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  • Distance: 122.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 48m

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

You can take a bus from Hartlepool to Chester Zoo via Middlesbrough and Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St in around 6h 34m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hartlepool to Chester Zoo via Thornaby, Manchester Oxford Road, Chester, Chester, Railway Station, Chester Bus Interchange, and Upton, Lawn Drive in around 6h 49m.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Thornaby to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$21 - $30
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $75
Train from Thornaby to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$20 - $28
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
55m
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
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 Manchester Airport to Chester Zoo
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
National Express
Bus from Middlesbrough to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
National Express
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Chester Zoo
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
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
2h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
Megabus UK

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