Transport Links


Chester is on the London Euston to Holyhead Main Railway Line. There are direct trains to London Euston via Crewe but London to Glasgow trains can be accessed using the Chester to Crewe Service. There are also connections to Manchester via Warrington for Northern routes and Cross Pennine Routes or Manchester via Northwich and Altrincham to connect with Manchester Metrolink Trams. Chester also has services to the North Wales Coast Resorts and the Irish Ferries at Holyhead. Chester is also the terminus of the electrified Merseyrail Wirral Line from Liverpool City Centre. Railway Timetables


Chester has motorway access to the M53 for Liverpool and the M56 for Manchester and for connection to the M6 for North or South Travel.    Park and Ride Bus Systems operate from the following places.

Great Boughton on the A41 just prior to the Whitchurch Roundabout for visitors from the south.

Chester Zoo/Upton from the Chester Zoo terminus for visitors from the Wirral.

Wrexham Road A483 near to the Post House Hotel just off the junction with the A55/A483  

Sealand Road for visitors from North Wales

Chester Buses Routes and Timetables can be found here


Liverpool John Lennon International Airport has services to many parts of Europe and the UK using low cost carriers such as Easyjet and Ryanair

Manchester International Airport has worldwide links and is used by many airlines.