There are 4 ways to get from Oldham to Chester by bus, tram, train or car

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Bus  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Oldham to Chester National Express

$8 - $12

3 alternative options

Line 5 tram, train  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the line 5 tram from Oldham King Street (Manchester Metrolink) to St Peter's Square (Manchester Metrolink) 5
  2. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Chester

$20 - $30

Bus, line 2 tram, train  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Oldham, John St (Hairdressers) to Piccadilly Gardens, Oldham St (Oxfam) 180 / ...
  2. Take the line 2 tram from Piccadilly Gardens (Manchester Metrolink) to Altrincham (Manchester Metrolink) 2
  3. Take the train from Altrincham to Chester

$16 - $25

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Oldham to Chester 50.4 miles

$10 - $16

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Oldham and arriving at Chester. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 55 min.

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The distance between Oldham and Chester is 40 miles. The road distance is 50.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Oldham to Chester without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 55 min and costs .

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The bus from Oldham to Chester takes 1 h 55 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Oldham to Chester bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Oldham station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Oldham to Chester is 50 miles. It takes approximately 54 min to drive from Oldham to Chester.

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Map of how to get from Oldham to Chester.
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  • Distance: 40.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 55 min

What companies run services between Oldham, England and Chester, England?

National Express operates a bus from Oldham to Chester 4 times a day. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 55 min.

Train operators
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Oldham King Street (Manchester Metrolink) to St Peter's Square (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Piccadilly Gardens (Manchester Metrolink) to Altrincham (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
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
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 Oldham to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Oldham, King St (Property 33) to Piccadilly Gardens (BANK)
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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