There are 4 ways to get from Oldham to Chester by bus, tram, train 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 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Oldham to Chester National Express

$8 - $13

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

$21 - $32

Bus, line 2 tram, train  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Oldham, Manchester St/John St (Hairdressers) to Piccadilly Gardens, Piccadilly/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

$17 - $27

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Oldham to Chester 50.4 miles

$10 - $16

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

National Express operates a bus from Oldham to Chester 3 times a day. Tickets cost $8 - $13 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 - $6
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 - $6
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
$17 - $27
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $27
First Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
Bus operators
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Oldham, King St/Barn St (Property 33) to Piccadilly Gardens (BANK)
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Oldham and Chester is 64 km. The road distance is 81 km.

The cheapest way to get from Oldham to Chester is to bus which costs £6 - £9 and takes 1 h 55 min.

The quickest way to get from Oldham to Chester is to drive which takes 54 min and costs £7 - £12.

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

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