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Coach Information to Chester from Manchester

distanceDistance33 miles (54 km)
durationAverage coach duration1 h 30 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£8 (€9)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Manchester to Chester cover the 33 miles (54 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 30 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £8, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £8. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Chester, Gorse Stacks (Bus Interchange).

Coach companies

National Express coaches from Manchester to Chester

Travel from Manchester to Chester from £8 with Omio’s coach partners National Express! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

National Express

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 from Manchester to Chester, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

  • Average Price: £8

When you buy your National Express coach tickets between Manchester and Chester don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • 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.

Buses from Manchester to Chester

The bus service from Manchester to Chester is run by the National Express bus company. All the buses are direct with a stop at Manchester Airport, thus no change of buses needed. The departure station for buses from Manchester to Chester is Manchester Coach Station while the arrival station is Chester Coach Station. The time spent on the entire journey ranges from 1 hour and 15 minutes to 1 hour and 40 minutes. There is a National Express bus leaving the departure station three times a day, on every day of the week.

Travel Tips

Buses from Manchester to Chester
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FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest coach from Manchester to Chester?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest coach to Chester from Manchester for the next 7 days starting from £8  one way.
What is the average cost of a coach from Manchester to Chester?
The Manchester to Chester coach ticket price is on average £8  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next week.
What is the distance from Manchester to Chester by coach?
The coach distance from Manchester to Chester is around 33 miles (54 km).
How long is the coach journey from Manchester to Chester?
On average the coach from Manchester to Chester duration is 1 h 30 min  for the 33 miles (54 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure coach station in Manchester and arrival coach station in Chester?

When taking the coach from Manchester to Chester, you can choose to depart from coach stations like Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange. Your route can end in coach stations such as Chester, Gorse Stacks (Bus Interchange) and Chester, Zoo Main Entrance.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Manchester Piccadilly   and arrive in Chester, Gorse Stacks (Bus Interchange).

Where do I find the Manchester coach station to Chester? Where is the Chester coach station?

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Chester, Gorse Stacks (Bus Interchange), located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.

Which coach companies can take me between Manchester and Chester?
For the best Manchester to Chester coach to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services to Chester from Manchester to compare what amenities they may offer.
When is the earliest coach from Manchester to Chester? When is the last coach from Manchester to Chester?
The first Manchester to Chester coach departs at 08: 20   and the last coach from Manchester to Chester leaves at 12: 50. Check out the most up-to-date Manchester to Chester coach timetable on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I book coach tickets to Chester from Manchester for the best deals?
If you purchase a coach ticket between Manchester and Chester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £8 one way. However, we recommend booking your coach in advance to get access to the best prices. Coach tickets between Manchester and Chester are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey