There are 6 ways to get from Widnes to Chester by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  50 min

  1. Take the bus from Beechwood, Arriva Depot to Chester Bus Interchange X30

$7

5 alternative options

Train West Midlands  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Runcorn to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Chester

$18 - $53

Train Merseyrail Electrics  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Widnes to Liverpool Lime Street
  2. Take the train from Liverpool Central Loop Line to Chester

$10 - $22

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Widnes to Chester 19.3 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Widnes to Chester 19.3 miles

$4 - $6

Uber  •  23 min

  1. Take an Uber from Widnes to Chester 19.3 miles

$35 - $50

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Beechwood, Arriva Depot and arriving at Chester Bus Interchange. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Widnes to Chester. However, there are services departing from Runcorn and arriving at Chester via Crewe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 2 min.

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The distance between Widnes and Chester is 14 miles. The road distance is 19.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Widnes to Chester without a car is to bus which takes 50 min and costs .

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The bus from Beechwood, Arriva Depot to Chester Bus Interchange takes 50 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Widnes to Chester bus services, operated by Arriva North West, depart from Beechwood, Arriva Depot station.

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Widnes to Chester train services, operated by West Midlands, depart from Runcorn station.

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The best way to get from Widnes to Chester is to bus which takes 50 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 1 h 2 min.

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

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Widnes to Chester train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Chester station.

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Map of how to get from Widnes to Chester.
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  • Distance: 13.6 miles
  • Duration: 50 min

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

Arriva North West operates a bus from Widnes to Chester twice daily. Tickets cost $7 and the journey takes 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Widnes to Chester via Crewe in around 1 h 2 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Runcorn to Crewe
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $27
Train from Crewe to Chester
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $26
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 - $14
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
First Anytime Day Single
$13 - $20
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Widnes to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$2 - $4
Off-Peak Single
$5 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Single
$8 - $12
Train from Liverpool Central Loop Line to Chester
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$3 - $6
Off-Peak Single
$7 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Single
$11 - $16
Bus operators
Arriva North West
Phone
0344 800 44 11
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Beechwood, Arriva Depot to Chester Bus Interchange
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Merseyside
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Widnes to Chester
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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uber.com
Access
$30 - $50
Assist
$30 - $50
UberX
$35 - $50
Exec
$50 - $70
UberXL
$50 - $70
Taxi from Widnes to Chester
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Comcab Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 298 2222
Website
comcab-liverpool.co.uk
Taxi In Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 236 1915

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Yes, the driving distance between Widnes to Chester is 19 miles. It takes approximately 23 min to drive from Widnes to Chester.

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