Getting to Chester

Getting to Chester is easy.

By car, the main motorway links to Chester are through the M6, M56 and M53.

Remember FREE parking after 3pm is provided in Chester at selected car parks across the city centre.

By train is an easy, relaxing, experience, with high speed trains leaving London every hour. Crewe is the northern hub of the rail network with regular connecting services throughout the region. There are inward services from London, Scotland, Derby, Birmingham and the West Midlands.

Enjoy Christmas in Chester with Merseyrail. Trains run regularly throughout the day and Chester station is just a short walk from the city centre. You can enjoy unlimited festive fun with unlimited off-peak travel, just £5 with a Day Saver or £10 for a family of up to five with a Merseyrail Family Ticket. Off peak gives you more freedom than you think as you can travel any time after 0930 Monday - Friday and anytime on weekends and bank holidays. For more information visit

Getting to Chester by bus – Chester is well served by local bus services with its own City Centre Bus operating from the railway station on Mondays to Saturday. From the City Centre you can travel by bus into Wales, the surrounding countryside and Chester Zoo.