Directions from Nottingham to Chester Zoo

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Recommended option

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  4 h 12 min

$85 - $128

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Tp
  2. 199

$24 - $26

3 alternative options

Train East Midlands Trains  •  4 h 24 min

$31 - $112

Train East Midlands Trains #2  •  4 h 41 min

$36 - $77

Drive  •  1 h 47 min

  1. 88.1 miles

$18 - $28

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

You can take a train from Nottingham to Chester Zoo via Tamworth High Level, Tamworth, Chester, and Chester, Railway Station in around 4 h 12 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nottingham to Chester Zoo via Derby, Bus Station, Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station), Manchester Airport The Station, and Manchester Airport in around 6 h 33 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Nottingham to Tamworth High Level
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Nottingham to Derby
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Single
$28 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$12 - $18
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Tamworth to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Train from Crewe to Chester
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $27
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Nottingham to Derby
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$3 - $6
Off-Peak Single
$7 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Single
$10 - $16
Train from Derby to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Train from Nottingham to Stockport
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $26
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Nottingham to Derby
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Derby to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Nottingham to Stockport
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Northern Rail
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Chester
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $15
First Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Bus operators
High Peak
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Manchester Airport The Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Nottingham and Chester Zoo is 120 km. The road distance is 141 km.

The cheapest way to get from Nottingham to Chester Zoo is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1 h 47 min.

The quickest way to get from Nottingham to Chester Zoo is to drive which takes 1 h 47 min and costs £14 - £21.

No, there is no direct bus from Nottingham to Chester Zoo. However, there are services departing from Nottingham, Upper Parliament Street (West End Arcade) and arriving at Chester Zoo via Derby, Bus Station, Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station) and Manchester Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 33 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 12 min to get from Nottingham to Chester Zoo, including transfers.