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Chester is now only two hours from London where you can connect to local Arriva Trains services to the North Wales Coast. 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.
Travelling to Cheshire by rail is an easy, relaxing, experience, with high speed trains leaving London every hour for Cheshire’s main line stations. Virgin Train's Best Fare Finder will give you the best value fares to Cheshire if you are flexible about when you can travel.
One of the best ways to see Cheshire is to do so by train. If travelling from the Wirral or Merseyside area, Merseyrail operates regular services to Chester. To book online or just to view Merseyrail schedules, visit the Merseyrail website
If you’re looking to get out in to other parts of Cheshire, services operate daily across the region. To view more information, or plan your route, visit the Cheshire by Train website by clicking the link below.
To check fares, train times and to book tickets visit National Rail Enquires
For hourly trains to and from Manchester and Chester throughout the day from Monday to Saturday and every two hours on Sunday plus the popular Music Trains visit The Mid Cheshire Community Rail Partnership
Cheshire is well served by local bus services throughout the county and if you 60 or over, or "eligible disabled", your National Bus Pass will give you free off-peak bus travel throughout the county.
Airport transfer mini-bus services (minimum of seven) are available from BusyBus with their dedicated luxury executive vehicles. BusyBus also operate sightseeing tours throughout the area including North Wales.
Bus services from Manchester Airport include the Service 200 Styal Shuttle which takes you direct to Wilmslow via Styal for Quarry Bank Mill.
Full detail of all Cheshire’s local bus services can be found at Traveline North West or by telephoning 0871 200 22 33 open 7 days a week from 8am – 8pm. There is also a Minicom available nationally on 0870 241 2216