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There are 5 ways to get from University of Salford to Chester by train, bus, taxi, car or rideshare

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Train  •  1h 43m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Chester

£17 - £39

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1h 32m

  1. Take the rideshare from Manchester to Chester 43.8 miles

£5

3 alternative options

Line 100 bus, bus  •  3h 59m

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Salford University to Warrington, Bus Interchange 100
  2. Take the bus from Warrington, Bus Interchange to Chester Bus Interchange X30

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from University of Salford to Chester 42.8 miles

£100 - £130

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from University of Salford to Chester 42.8 miles

£7 - £11

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The cheapest way to get from University of Salford to Chester is to rideshare which costs £5 and takes 1h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from University of Salford to Chester is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from University of Salford to Chester. However, there are services departing from Salford University and arriving at Chester Bus Interchange via Warrington, Bus Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 59m.

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No, there is no direct train from University of Salford to Chester. However, there are services departing from Salford Crescent and arriving at Chester via Manchester Piccadilly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 43m.

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The distance between University of Salford and Chester is 33 miles. The road distance is 42.8 miles.

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The best way to get from University of Salford to Chester without a car is to train which takes 1h 43m and costs £17 - £40.

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It takes approximately 1h 43m to get from University of Salford to Chester, including transfers.

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University of Salford to Chester bus services, operated by Go North West, depart from Salford University station.

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University of Salford to Chester train services, operated by Transport for Wales, depart from Manchester Piccadilly station.

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The best way to get from University of Salford to Chester is to train which takes 1h 43m and costs £17 - £40. Alternatively, you can line 100 bus and bus, which costs and takes 3h 59m.

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Map of how to get from University of Salford to Chester.
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  • Distance: 32.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 43m

What companies run services between University of Salford, England and Chester, England?

Transport for Wales operates a train from Manchester Piccadilly to Chester hourly. Tickets cost £24 - £35 and the journey takes 1h 3m. Northern Rail also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from University of Salford to Chester via Salford University and Warrington, Bus Interchange in around 3h 59m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Go North West
Phone
+44 330 123 4121
Email
ask@gonorthwest.co.uk
Website
gonorthwest.co.uk
Bus from Salford University to Warrington, Bus Interchange
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Go North West
Arriva North West
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Warrington, Bus Interchange to Chester Bus Interchange
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Arriva North West
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Manchester to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£5
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blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from University of Salford to Chester
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
£100 - £130
STS Cars Manchester
Phone
+44 161 864 1212
Website
stscars.co.uk
Street Cars Manchester
Phone
+44 161 228 7878
Website
streetcarsmanchester.co.uk
Radio Cars
Phone
+44 161 236 8033
Website
radiocarsmanchester.co.uk
MMA Transfers
Phone
+44 161 327 0405
Website
mmatransfers.com
Manchester Taxi Service
Phone
+44 161 270 8701
Website
manchestertaxiservice.co.uk
Manchester Cars
Phone
+44 161 228 3355
All United Manchester Taxis
Phone
+44 161 224 2424
Website
all-united.co.uk

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University of Salford to Chester bus services, operated by Arriva North West, arrive at Chester Bus Interchange station.

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University of Salford to Chester train services, operated by Transport for Wales, arrive at Chester station.

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Yes, the driving distance between University of Salford to Chester is 43 miles. It takes approximately 45 min to drive from University of Salford to Chester.

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There are 512+ hotels available in Chester. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between University of Salford and Chester. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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