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There are 7 ways to get from Stirling to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 12m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Haymarket
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Warrington Bank Quay

£93 - £373

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Bus  •  8h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Manchester Airport The Station M11 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Airport to Chester Zoo National Express

£18 - £41

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Train, bus  •  6h 46m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Haymarket
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Manchester Airport
  3. Take the bus from Manchester Airport to Chester Zoo

£74 - £184

Night train, train  •  7h 42m

  1. Take the night train from Stirling to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Liverpool Lime Street

£61 - £93

Drive  •  4h 11m

  1. Drive from Stirling to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance 255.3 miles

£35 - £60

Train to Edinburgh, fly  •  5h 1m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Edinburgh Park
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Liverpool (LPL) EDI - LPL

£103 - £301

Train to Glasgow, fly  •  5h 25m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Liverpool (LPL) GLA - LPL

£110 - £302

Stirling to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance by buses

The bus journey time between Stirling and Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance is around 24h 40m and covers a distance of around 297 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 24h 40m. Operated by Scottish Citylink, First Scotland East, Megabus UK and others, the Stirling to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance bus service departs from Stirling, Bus Station and arrives in Chester Zoo. Typically six buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
24h 40m
Fastest bus time:
24h 40m
Buses per week:
6
Cheapest price:
£26
Carbon emissions:
59 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
09:55
Last bus departs at:
09:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Stirling to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance bus schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
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Stirling → Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance
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The cheapest way to get from Stirling to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance is to bus which costs £18 - £45 and takes 8h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Stirling to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance is to drive which costs £35 - £60 and takes 4h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stirling station to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance. However, there are services departing from Stirling, Bus Station and arriving at Chester Zoo via Buchanan Bus Station and Manchester Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 59m.

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The distance between Stirling and Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance is 205 miles. The road distance is 255.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Stirling to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance without a car is to train which takes 6h 12m and costs £90 - £380.

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It takes approximately 6h 12m to get from Stirling to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance, including transfers.

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Stirling to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Stirling to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance is to train which takes 6h 12m and costs £90 - £380. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 - £45 and takes 8h 59m.

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There is no direct flight from Edinburgh Airport to Liverpool Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 35m and has one stopover.

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Stirling to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Chester Zoo station.

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Map of how to get from Stirling to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance.
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  • Distance: 205.3 miles
  • Duration: 6h 12m

What companies run services between Stirling, Scotland and Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance, England?

You can take a train from Stirling to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance via Haymarket, Warrington Bank Quay, Chester, Chester, Bull & Stirrup, and Moston, Garage in around 6h 12m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stirling to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance via Buchanan Bus Station and Manchester Airport in around 8h 59m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£85 - £330
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via London Luton, Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Friday
Estimated price
£85 - £330
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £350
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £330
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £330
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via Jersey
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £330
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £250
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£95 - £340
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Stirling to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £23
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£17 - £23
Train from Stirling to Edinburgh Park
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £20
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£15 - £20
Train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £19
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£14 - £19
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Stirling to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£4 - £70
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £70
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£65 - £110
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£25 - £40
Off-Peak Day Single
£50 - £80
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £110
Train from Preston to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£15 - £24
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£9 - £13
Off-Peak Day Single
£11 - £17
Anytime Day Single
£15 - £24
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 Manchester Airport to Chester Zoo
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
National Express
Bus from Glasgow to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Manchester Airport The Station
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£15 - £25
Website
Megabus UK

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Yes, the driving distance between Stirling to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance is 255 miles. It takes approximately 4h 11m to drive from Stirling to Chester Zoo, Zoo Main Entrance.

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Aer Lingus, KLM, Loganair and two other airlines offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Liverpool Airport.

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