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from Chester to Liverpool

You can get from Chester to Liverpool by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Chester to Liverpool on 16 Oct we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:10Chester0h48 08:58Liverpool Lime Street
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08:10Chester0h48 08:58Liverpool Lime Street
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10:12Chester0h52 11:04Liverpool Lime Street
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09:00Chester0h47 09:47Liverpool Central
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08:30Chester0h47 09:17Liverpool Central
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Travel Information to Liverpool from Chester

distanceDistance16 miles (25 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£7 - £14
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £7 • 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £7 • 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Arriva Trains Wales

Travel 16 miles (25 km) by coach or train to Liverpool from Chester. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £7. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express or Arriva Trains Wales among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Chester to Liverpool.

Travel Tips

Travel from Chester to Liverpool
Travel to Liverpool 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 Liverpool.
How do you get from Chester to Liverpool?

There are 2 ways to get from Chester to Liverpool: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Chester to Liverpool?

Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Chester to Liverpool. Tickets for a train cost on average £7.

This is compared to other travel options to Liverpool:

A train is generally £8 less than a coach for the same journey. A coach costs on average £14 from Chester to Liverpool.

What is the fastest way to Liverpool from Chester?

The quickest way to travel to Liverpool from Chester is by train, which takes on average 45 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 5 h 35 min.

How far is Liverpool from Chester?

Liverpool is approximately 16 miles (25 km) away from Chester.

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

The average frequency per day from Chester to Liverpool is:

  • 10 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Chester to Liverpool as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When going from Chester to Liverpool, where do I depart from Chester and where do I arrive in Liverpool?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Chester to Liverpool:

  • Coaches mostly depart from Chester, Gorse Stacks (Bus Interchange) and arrive in Liverpool, Liverpool One.
  • Trains from Chester to Liverpool most often leave from Chester and arrive in Liverpool Lime Street.
Which travel companies can take me from Chester to Liverpool?

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

  • National Express can get you to Liverpool by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with National Express from Chester to Liverpool for £14 on Omio.
  • Arriva Trains Wales can get you to Liverpool by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Arriva Trains Wales from Chester to Liverpool for £7 on Omio.
Is there a way to travel directly from Chester to Liverpool?

Yes, there are direct services available to Liverpool from Chester with the following travel operators:

  • You can take a direct coach with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Liverpool as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Liverpool from Chester.

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Liverpool from Chester ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Chester to Liverpool often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Edinburgh. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Chester and Liverpool itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Liverpool and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I buy tickets from Chester to Liverpool online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Chester to Liverpool, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £14 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket is £7 one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Chester to Liverpool tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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