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How to get toChester Zoocar-free

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Visit Chester Zoo car-free

Visit by bus for just £2 each way. Most buses in England are offering £2 Single Fares until 31st December 2024. Our journey planner will show you if your route is included, or you can find a full list of participating operators and routes here.

It’s quite easy to visit Chester Zoo car-free.

Bus X1 runs regularly direct from Chester train station (Stop S6) and Chester bus interchange (Stand K) to Chester Zoo. The journey takes about 20 minutes.

There are direct trains to Chester from: Crewe (25 mins), Warrington (30 mins), Liverpool (45 mins), Manchester (65 mins), Llandudno (65 mins), Holyhead, Birmingham, Leeds and other towns.

Use our journey planner to get the best route from where you are.

Cyclists welcome - plan your route here

15% off when you arrive by bike, with this voucher

Here’s some information on accessibility on buses and trains.

About Chester Zoo

As seen on Channel 4's Secret Life of the Zoo... Come face-to-face with some of the the 21,000 animals in this award-winning 125 acre zoo. Enjoy free daily animals talks or take a boat trip on the lazy river.

For any queries about visiting contact Chester Zoo on 01244 380280 or guest.services@chesterzoo.org

Address: Chester Zoo, Upton-by-Chester, Chester, CH2 1LH. Visit Website