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Coach Information from Manchester to Chester

distanceDistance33 miles (54 km)
durationAverage coach duration1 h 20 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£10 (€11)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Manchester to Chester cover the 33 miles (54 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 20 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £9, but the average price of coach tickets is £10. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Chester, Gorse Stacks.

Coach companies

National Express between Manchester and Chester

For as little as £9 you can travel by coach from Manchester to Chester with National Express. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.

National Express

Enjoy a comfortable coach ride between Manchester and Chester with National Express, the UK’s leading long-distance coach operator. National Express connects hundreds of cities and towns throughout the country and even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi access and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so charging your phone or laptop won’t be a problem.

Omio shows you the National Express coach timetable for the Manchester to Chester route, so you can select the best times for your upcoming route. You can take a coach with National Express for the 33 miles (54 km) journey between Manchester and Chester with prices starting as low as £9. Select from three different ticket options: 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. Once you’ve picked your preferred ticket, book a cheap coach from Manchester to Chester on Omio today!

These are National Express 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the coach from Manchester to Chester:

  • 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.

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Buses from Manchester to Chester
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FAQs
How much do cheap coaches from Manchester to Chester cost?
Omio customers have found cheap coach tickets to Chester from Manchester for as low as £9  for the next 7 days.
How much does the coach from Manchester to Chester cost on average?
If you are looking to purchase your coach ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Manchester to Chester coach to cost on average £10  one way.
What is the distance by coach from Manchester to Chester?
You should expect to travel around 33 miles (54 km)  between Manchester and Chester by coach.
How long is the coach to Chester from Manchester?
On average the coach from Manchester to Chester duration is 1 h 20 min  for the 33 miles (54 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
Which coach station in Manchester goes to Chester? Which coach station do I come into Chester from Manchester?

When departing from Manchester, you have various coach station options to start your trip from including Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange. When arriving in Chester, you can end your journey in coach stations like Chester, Gorse Stacks and Chester, Zoo Main Entrance.

Omio customers book a coach from Manchester Piccadilly   to Chester, Gorse Stacks   most frequently for this route.

Where is the coach station in Manchester? Where is the coach station in Chester?

You can find the most popular departure coach station for this journey, Manchester Piccadilly, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Manchester. The most popular arrival coach station in Chester, called Chester, Gorse Stacks, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city centre.

What coach companies go from Manchester to Chester?
When taking a coach from Manchester to Chester, you can count on National Express for the best way to get you to Chester. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service to Chester from Manchester and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.
When does the first coach depart from Manchester to Chester? When does the last coach depart from Manchester to Chester?
You can take the first coach from Manchester to Chester at 08: 20   or take the last coach from Manchester to Chester leaving at 12: 50. Look for the latest Manchester Chester coach times on Omio and book the best time to take the coach for this journey.
When should I buy Manchester Chester coach tickets to score the best deals?
The price of a one way coach ticket from Manchester to Chester is on average £10 if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for coaches from all possible coach companies offering this trip. In general, you can find coach tickets to Chester from Manchester available a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester
Chester
Manchester (Coach Station)
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.