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from Chester to Manchester

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Travel Information to Manchester from Chester

distanceDistance33 miles (54 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$11 - $11
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $11 (€9) • 1 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $11 (€9) • 56 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Northern Rail

Take a bus or train to travel 33 miles (54 km) from Chester to Manchester. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 56 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $11 (€9). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or Northern Rail among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Chester to Manchester.

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FAQs
How do I travel from Chester to Manchester?

There are 2 travel options from Chester to Manchester: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Chester to Manchester?

The cheapest way to go to Manchester from Chester is by taking a bus, which costs on average $11 (€9).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Manchester:

A bus is $1 (€1) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Chester to Manchester costing on average $11 (€9).

What is the fastest way to get from Chester to Manchester?

The fastest way to get to Manchester from Chester is by train with an average travel time of 56 min.

Other travel options to Manchester can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 1 h 25 min   on average.

What is the distance from Chester to Manchester?

The Chester to Manchester distance is around 33 miles (54 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Chester to Manchester?

The average frequency per day from Chester to Manchester is:

  • 16 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Chester and Manchester as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling between Chester and Manchester, where do I depart from Chester and where do I arrive in Manchester?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Chester to Manchester:

  • Buses from Chester to Manchester most often leave from Chester, Gorse Stacks (Bus Interchange) and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.
  • Trains mostly leave from Chester and tend to arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Chester to Manchester?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Chester to Manchester, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with National Express for buses to Manchester. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for National Express Chester to Manchester tickets on Omio for $11 (€9).
  • Northern Rail can take you to Manchester by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Northern Rail from Chester to Manchester for $11 (€9).
Where else should I travel to after my journey to Manchester from Chester ends?
Looking to extend your trip from Chester to Manchester? Many Omio customers who go from Chester to Manchester usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Liverpool or Edinburgh. If you're looking to explore London, Liverpool or Edinburgh from Manchester, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I book tickets to Manchester from Chester online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Chester to Manchester, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $11 (€9) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $11 (€9) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Chester to Manchester online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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