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Chester, CHW to Manchester bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$10.08
Shortest Duration1h 20m
Trips per day20
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a bus ticket from Chester to Manchester cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Chester to Manchester were $14.86.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Chester to Manchester is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches.

How long is the bus ride from Chester to Manchester?

The distance between Chester and Manchester is approximately 33.40 miles, or 53.74 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 2 hours and 44 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour and 20 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest day to travel by bus from Chester to Manchester?

The busiest day of the week to travel by bus from Chester to Manchester is on Saturday. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out. On the other hand, Saturday is typically when buses are least crowded. If you’re looking for a little extra space, taking a bus on Saturday is the way to go.

What bus companies travel from Chester to Manchester?

On average there are 20 scheduled bus trips per day. National Express has the most regularly scheduled departures from Chester, CHW to Manchester, with an average of 20 trips per day and 20 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Chester to Manchester. Of the 20 trips there are 3 trips that are direct connections to Manchester.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Chester, CHW to Manchester start at $14.84.

1 carriers offer Chester, CHW to Manchester bus trips

National Express

Book National Express from Chester to Manchester from $10.08. There are 20 trips per day offered by National Express from Chester to Manchester and you can expect on average to pay $14.86 for a National Express ticket to Manchester. In Chester, National Express departs to Manchester from Gorse Stacks and one other station. In Manchester, National Express arrives at Failsworth and 5 other stations.

An average trip on National Express from Chester to Manchester takes 2 hours and 44 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to Manchester in 1 hours and 20 minutes,

Avg. Time
2h 44m
Avg. Price

Plan your next adventure

There are 2 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Manchester will depart from these stations in Chester:
  • Gorse Stacks
  • Access Rd
Buses arrive in Manchester at 6 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Manchester for trips arriving from Chester:
  • Broadway
  • Failsworth
  • Manchester Coach Station
  • Manchester (Miles Platting)
  • Manchester (Deansgate)
  • Museum (Stop WP)

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