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Liverpool to Chester with National Express

Travel on National Express buses from Liverpool to Chester at great prices. Omio finds you bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

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National Express is a great way to travel comfortably and affordably between Liverpool and Chester. As the UK’s leading long-distance bus company, National Express offers hundreds of routes to cities, towns and major airports throughout the country with maximum savings and comfort in mind for each passenger. Omio shows you National Express bus schedules and ticket options for the Liverpool to Chester trip, so you can find the cheapest deals to travel by bus. On a National Express bus, you can expect to travel 16 miles (25 km) between Liverpool and Chester.

All buses from National Express provide air conditioning, free WiFi and onboard entertainment to keep you feeling comfortable and entertained during a long route. Most buses have seat belts and power outlets in every seat, perfect if you need to charge your phone or laptop. There are three different tickets that you can pick for the Liverpool to Chester bus: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. If you’re looking for more flexibility on canceling or changing your bus ticket easily, we recommend booking the Fully Flexible Fare option.

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

Buses from Liverpool to Chester

Just 30 miles apart, Liverpool and Chester are within easy reach thanks to National Express coaches. With two direct departures per day, passengers can travel under the River Mersey, arriving at Chester Gorse Stacks in as little as 40 minutes. Services continue throughout the week, with an extra journey on a Sunday. Passengers can choose from an early morning service or a very late evening service, departing Liverpool One at shortly before midnight.

Which bus companies travel from Liverpool to Chester?

As the leading provider of bus travel across the UK, National Express is the only company offering buses from Liverpool to Chester. Across their fleet, National Express offers comfortable seating, with personal air conditioning controls and spacious legroom for every passenger. Travellers can also make use of their free WiFi and power sockets to surf while they travel.

How long is the bus from Liverpool to Chester?

The bus journey from Liverpool to Chester is a short one, taking just 40 minutes in most cases. The late-evening departure has a journey time of five minutes more, but all departures complete the route in well under one hour.

How many buses are there from Liverpool to Chester?

Monday to Saturday, passengers can expect to choose from two direct departures. The first leaves early in the morning, with the last leaving shortly before midnight. On a Sunday, National Express adds an extra journey to their schedule that leaves at around 1:00 p.m. All services are direct and require no changes along the route.

What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Liverpool to Chester?

Departure bus station: Buses depart from Liverpool One, Canning Street bus stop. Located in the heart of the shopping centre, surrounded by high-end stores, the stop is a 15-minute walk from Liverpool Lime Street for rail travel from across the UK or 10 minutes from Liverpool Central for more localised routes. While the stop itself is limited, passengers are surrounded by numerous cafes, restaurants and shops to purchase anything they may need while travelling.

Arrival bus station: Buses from Liverpool to Chester terminate at Chester Gorse Stacks, also known as Gorse Stacks Interchange. Local bus routes serve the Interchange, or passengers can walk to the train station, just 10 minutes away, to organise onward travel. 

Travel Tips

Bus to Chester from Liverpool
Take the bus to Chester easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Liverpool to Chester.
How far is Liverpool to Chester by bus?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Liverpool and Chester by bus to be approximately 16 miles (25 km).
What station does the bus from Liverpool to Chester depart from? Which Chester bus station do I come into from Liverpool?

When taking the bus to Chester from Liverpool, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Liverpool, Liverpool One, Liverpool, One Bus Station, Canning Place and Liverpool. Your journey can end in bus stations such as Chester, Gorse Stacks (Bus Interchange), Chester, Zoo Main Entrance and Chester, Railway Station.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Liverpool Lime Street   and arrive in Chester, Gorse Stacks (Bus Interchange).

Where do I find the Liverpool bus station to Chester? Where is the Chester bus station?

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this trip, called Liverpool Lime Street, is located 0.2 miles (346 m) from the city center of Liverpool.

The most popular arrival bus station, Chester, Gorse Stacks (Bus Interchange), is located 0.3 miles (484 m) away from the city center of Chester.

What bus providers go from Liverpool to Chester?
For the best Liverpool to Chester bus to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible bus providers with services from Liverpool to Chester to compare what amenities they may offer.