Arriving By Bus

There are lots of bus routes nearby, and many come right to our main entrance.

The buses that come directly to the zoo main entrance are…

From Chester

You can take the Number 1 service from Chester Bus Exchange.

View Number 1 timetable


Up to and including 28 May you can take the Upton Park & Ride bus from the station. You can check the Park & Ride timetable here.

From 29 May, the X8 bus links Chester Station to Chester Zoo. You can check the X8 timetable here.

From Liverpool

You can take the Number 1 service.

View Number 1 timetable

Or from 29 May, you can take the X8 service (it has fewer stops and is quicker).

View X8 timetable

For all other public transport options you can phone Traveline 0871 200 22 33 or visit their website here.