Chester Park and Ride

When visiting Chester, one of the cheapest and stress free ways to see the city is to use the park and ride service which allows you to park, often for free, outside of the city centre and use the low cost bus service to travel in.

How many park and ride sites are there in Chester

Chester has three park and ride sites with direct routes into the city; Wrexham Road, Boughton Heath and Upton (Zoo).

Wrexham Road Park and Ride

Address: Wrexham Road, Chester, CH4 9DQ

Serves: Racecourse and Law Courts, Shops, River Dee

Boughton Heath Park and Ride

Address: 125 Whitchurch Road, Great Boughton, Chester, CH3 5QD

Serves: Shops, Bus Interchange, Business Quarter

Upton (Zoo) Park and Ride

Address: Moston Road, Upton, Chester, CH2 4BA

Serves: Countess of Chester Hospital, University, Bus Interchange, Shops

Cost to park at park and ride sites in Chester

Parking at all park and ride sites across Chester is free of charge. In order to take advantage of these park and ride car parks, you will need to purchase a bus ticket into the centre of Chester.

Chester park and ride ticket prices 2024

Buses generally run every 10 or 12 minutes Mondays to Saturdays and every 15 minutes on Sundays and bank holidays. This bus service is run by Stagecoach, covering the Chester area.

2024 ticket prices for the park and ride service in Chester is as follows:

Ticket Type2024 Price
Adult Day Ticket£2
Child (up to 16) with paying adultFree
Week (6 days of travel)£10

Motorhomes parking at Chester park and ride sites

Both Upton (Zoo) and Boughton Heath park and ride sites have areas that can accommodate oversized vehicles such as motorhomes.