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:
|Adult Day Ticket
|Child (up to 16) with paying adult
|Week (6 days of travel)
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.