There are 5 ways to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Chester Zoo by bus, train, tram, taxi 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

Bus  •  1 h 37 min

  1. National Express

$8 - $12

4 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 13 min

$21 - $33

Line 2 tram, train  •  3 h 24 min

  1. 2

$19 - $25

Taxi  •  46 min

  1. 40 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  46 min

  1. 40 miles

$8 - $13

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

National Express operates a bus from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Chester Zoo once daily. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min. Alternatively, Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Chester Zoo hourly. Tickets cost $17 - $26 and the journey takes 1 h 1 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $26
First Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Piccadilly (Manchester Metrolink) to Altrincham (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Chester Zoo
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station and Chester Zoo is 52 km. The road distance is 64 km.

The cheapest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Chester Zoo is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 46 min.

The quickest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Chester Zoo is to taxi which takes 46 min and costs £100 - £130.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Manchester and arriving at Chester Zoo. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

The bus from Manchester to Chester Zoo takes 1 h 30 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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