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Travel with National Express between Manchester and Chester

For as little as $11 (€9) you can travel by bus from Manchester to Chester with National Express. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.

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Enjoy a comfortable bus ride from Manchester to Chester with National Express, the UK’s leading long-distance bus company. National Express connects hundreds of cities and towns throughout the country and even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi access and onboard entertainment. Most buses are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so charging your phone or laptop won’t be a problem.

Omio shows you the National Express bus schedule for the Manchester to Chester journey, so you can select the best times for your upcoming journey. You can take a bus with National Express for the 33 miles (54 km) journey between Manchester and Chester with prices starting as low as $11 (€9). Select from three different ticket options: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily. Once you’ve picked your preferred ticket, book a cheap bus from Manchester to Chester on Omio today!

Please follow the recommendations outlined by National Express when booking your bus tickets from Manchester to Chester due to the coronavirus:

  • 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.

Travel Tips

Bus to Chester from Manchester
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 Manchester to Chester.
How much are cheap buses to Chester from Manchester?
Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets from Manchester to Chester for as low as $11 (€9)  for the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a bus from Manchester to Chester?
The bus price from Manchester to Chester is on average $11 (€9)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
How many miles is it from Manchester to Chester by bus?
The distance from Manchester to Chester by bus is approximately 33 miles (54 km).
What is the departure bus station in Manchester and arrival bus station in Chester?

Some of the Manchester bus stations to Chester you can start your journey from include Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange. Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Chester include Chester, Gorse Stacks (Bus Interchange), Chester, Zoo Main Entrance and Chester, Railway Station.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly   and arriving in Chester, Gorse Stacks (Bus Interchange).

Where is the bus station in Manchester? Where is the bus station in Chester?

Passengers board their bus most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and travel around 0.4 miles (587 m) from the city center to this bus station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Chester, Gorse Stacks (Bus Interchange) and need to travel approximately 0.3 miles (484 m) from the bus station to the city center in Chester.

Which bus providers can take me from Manchester to Chester?
When taking a bus from Manchester to Chester, you can count on National Express for the best way to get you to Chester. You can also check all possible bus providers who offer a service between Manchester and Chester and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.
How far in advance should I purchase bus tickets from Manchester to Chester for the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus providers offering this trip and save money. If you book bus tickets from Manchester to Chester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $11 (€9) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your bus ticket from Manchester to Chester a few months in advance.