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

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Train  •  1h 3m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Chester

£15 - £35

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Rideshare  •  1h 20m

  1. Take the rideshare from Manchester to Chester 43.8 miles

£5

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1h 27m

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

£5 - £7

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Chester 44.7 miles

£110 - £140

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Chester 44.7 miles

£7 - £12

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The cheapest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Chester is to rideshare which costs £5 and takes 1h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Chester is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 47 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St station and arriving at Chester. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Manchester Piccadilly and arriving at Chester. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 3m.

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The distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station and Chester is 34 miles. The road distance is 44.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Chester without a car is to train which takes 1h 3m and costs £15 - £35.

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The train from Manchester Piccadilly to Chester takes 1h 3m including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Chester bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Chester train services, operated by Transport for Wales, depart from Manchester Piccadilly station.

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What companies run services between Manchester Piccadilly Station, England and Chester, England?

Transport for Wales operates a train from Manchester Piccadilly to Chester hourly. Tickets cost £24 - £35 and the journey takes 1h 3m. Northern Rail also services this route hourly. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Chester 3 times a day. Tickets cost £5 - £7 and the journey takes 1h 20m.

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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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Manchester to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£5
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blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Chester
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
£110 - £140
STS Cars Manchester
Phone
+44 161 864 1212
Website
stscars.co.uk
Street Cars Manchester
Phone
+44 161 228 7878
Website
streetcarsmanchester.co.uk
Radio Cars
Phone
+44 161 236 8033
Website
radiocarsmanchester.co.uk
MMA Transfers
Phone
+44 161 327 0405
Website
mmatransfers.com
Manchester Taxi Service
Phone
+44 161 270 8701
Website
manchestertaxiservice.co.uk
Manchester Cars
Phone
+44 161 228 3355
All United Manchester Taxis
Phone
+44 161 224 2424
Website
all-united.co.uk

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Chester is to train which takes 1h 3m and costs £15 - £35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £5 - £7 and takes 1h 27m.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Chester bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Chester station.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Chester train services, operated by Transport for Wales, arrive at Chester station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station to Chester is 45 miles. It takes approximately 47 min to drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Chester.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Manchester Piccadilly Station and Chester. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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