Chester to Manchester coach

Cheap bus tickets from Chester to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 12 Aug

Cheapest

£22

Average

£22

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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02:36Chester0h50 03:26Manchester
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£221One-way

Bus Timetable Chester to Manchester

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Bus times from Chester to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 12 Aug

Fastest Journey

50 m

Average

50 m

Buses per day

1

Distance

54 km

Of the 1 buses that leave Chester for Manchester every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Transport for Wales
02:36Chester0h50 03:26Manchester
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£221One-way

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Overview: Coach from Chester to Manchester

distanceDistance33 miles
durationAverage coach duration50 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£22 (€25)
frequencyCoach frequency2 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there are 2 direct coaches a day
carriersCoach companiesNational Express or FlixBus

Coaches from Chester to Manchester cover the 33 miles long route taking on average 50 min with our travel partners like National Express or FlixBus. Normally, there are 2 coaches operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £22, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £22. Travellers depart most frequently from Chester and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.

Coach companies: National Express and FlixBus Chester to Manchester

Travel from Chester to Manchester from £22 with Omio’s coach partners National Express and FlixBus! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

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FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost coach providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance coach at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

Coach information from Chester to Manchester with FlixBus:

  • Average Duration: 24 h 40 min
  • FlixBus frequency: 1 a day

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach provider operating over 550 coaches per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates coach services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express coaches have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most coaches come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your coach between Chester and Manchester, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

Coach information from Chester to Manchester with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 37 min
  • National Express frequency: 2 a day

Buses from Chester to Manchester: Journey Details

National Express Coaches operates five buses from Chester to Manchester seven days a week. There are departures from around 5:00 a.m. until about 9:00 p.m. Journey times vary from 1.5 to 2.5 hours, with some routes involving a connection at Liverpool.

Taking the Bus from Chester

Buses from Chester to Manchester depart from Vicars Lane, located in the city centre, near the Roman Amphitheatre. Chester is a small, compact city that is easy to explore on foot. Buses, operated by Arriva and Stagecoach, cover the city centre and suburbs, as well as running to other towns in the region, such as Ellesmere Port and Liverpool. A taxi rank is located on Foregate Street.

Getting into Manchester by Bus

Manchester is a large city in the North West of England, which has seen continuous occupation since pre-Roman times. The Industrial Revolutions of the 18th and 19th centuries saw Manchester reach its heyday, much of which can be seen in its remaining architecture and museums, such as the Museum of Science and Industry. Today Manchester can offer its visitors plenty of shopping and fine dining, as well as a lively nightlife and music scene. Buses from Chester to Manchester arrive at the revamped Manchester Chorlton Street Coach Station, which is close to Manchester Piccadilly Train Station and the Arndale Shopping Centre in the city centre. First Bus operates Manchester's transport network of trams, local buses and night routes. A taxi rank is also located outside the Chorlton Street Coach Station.

Travel Tips: Coach to Manchester from Chester

Take the bus to Manchester 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 Chester to Manchester.
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Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest coach from Chester to Manchester for the next 7 days starting from £22  one way.
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a coach ticket between Chester and Manchester is £22  one way.
The distance to Manchester from Chester by coach is approximately 33 miles.
While the time it takes to travel 33 miles from Chester to Manchester can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the coach duration from Chester to Manchester is on average 50 min.

When departing from Chester, you have various coach station options to start your route from including Chester, Gorse Stacks (Bus Interchange), Chester, Zoo Main Entrance and Chester. When arriving in Manchester, you can end your trip in coach stations like Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Arena and Manchester, Etihad Stadium.

Omio customers book a coach from Chester   to Manchester, Coach Station   most frequently for this route.

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their coaches from Chester and need to travel around 0.7 miles (1.1 km) from the city centre to get to this coach station.

Passengers arriving in Manchester most often arrive at Manchester, Coach Station and need to travel around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) from this coach station to the city centre.

Take the Chester to Manchester coach with National Express or FlixBus. However, it's always good to check out all possible coach companies for the route between Chester and Manchester as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
On average, there are 2 coaches a day from Chester to Manchester. The coach times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the first coach from Chester to Manchester at 15: 42   or take the last coach from Chester to Manchester leaving at 21: 13. Look for the latest Chester Manchester coach timetable on Omio and book the best time to take the coach for this trip.
If you purchase Chester to Manchester coach tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £22. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for coaches from Chester to Manchester. Look out for coach tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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