How to get from Chester to Manchester by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Chester to Manchester is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||33 miles (54 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus or train|
|Ticket price range||$9 - $28|
|Fastest mode||Bus • $28 (€24) • 50 min|
|Popular travel companies||Transport for Wales or Northern Rail|
Take a bus or train to travel 33 miles (54 km) to Manchester from Chester. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Transport for Wales or Northern Rail among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Chester to Manchester.
Northern Rail (3) and National Express will get you from Chester to Manchester at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.
Northern Trains is one of many publicly owned travel operating companies in the United Kingdom. The rail network in the UK has been run by over 20 travel companies, but they work together as National Rail with coordinated fares and ticketing. Headquartered in York, Northern operates local and commuter travel across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day tickets can be purchased for Northern travel journeys from Chester to Manchester. There is only one class option on Northern travel: Standard.
National Express is the leading travel company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 travel a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express travel are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most travel are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Chester - Manchester travel: 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, should you need to.
There are 2 options to travel between Chester and Manchester including taking a bus or train.
The cheapest way to go to Manchester from Chester is by taking a train, which costs on average $9 (€8).
This is compared to other ways of getting from Chester to Manchester:
Taking a train costs $19 (€17) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $28 (€24) for the same trip.
The distance is approximately 33 miles (54 km) from Chester to Manchester.
The average frequency per day from Chester to Manchester is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Chester and Manchester as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Chester to Manchester:
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Yes, there are direct services available from Chester to Manchester with the following travel companies:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Manchester as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Chester to Manchester.
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