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Our map below will help you navigate around Chesters City Centre. Keep scrolling if you need help on how to get to Chester!


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How To Get Here

Chester is accessible wherever you’re coming from and however you choose to get here. Our compact walled city is easily explored on foot or by public transport.

By Car

Chester is linked directly to the national motorway system via the M53. London and all of the major regions in the UK are easily accessible from the city.

Chester has a choice of city centre car parks:

Blue Badge Guide Parking

Blue Badge holders can park on yellow lines for up to three hours. There are also designated bays throughout the borough with no time restriction for badge holders such as the on street bays in Hamilton Place. Individuals are advised to please check the signs as there may be restrictions.

At pay and display car parks blue badge holders can park in any of our pay and display car park for up to four hours without charge. There are two car parks dedicated to Blue Badge holders in Chester:


Frodsham Street, Chester, CH1 3JJ

Hamilton Place, Chester, CH1 2BG

Badge holders who are Cheshire West residents and who have a microchipped blue badge can park in any of our pay-on-exit car parks for up to four hours without charge (except Delamere Street, Chester), this includes the New Market Car park in Chester.


Please note the chip will expire at the same time as your badge. If you renew your badge you will need to reapply. Pay on exit car parks and microchips ban be applied for online at the link below:

Where you can use your blue badge | Cheshire West and Chester Council

By Park and Ride

Details here.

Blue Route Timetable PDF

Green Route Timetable PDF

Park & Ride Route Leaflet

Park & Ride Map

By Chester City Centre Taxis

There are many taxi firms including Hackney Carriage Black Cabs serving Chester.

Here are two city centre taxi companies to help you get around the city:

Abbey Taxis Tel 01244 318318

Kingkabs Tel: 01244 343434

By Public Transport

Where to find help for bus and rail timetables:

Download the itravel smart phone app – a free journey planning app for Cheshire West and Chester, with up to date travel information, interactive maps and public transport timetables.

You can also call Traveline for timetable information for any bus, rail or coach service in the UK on 0871 200 22 33 (calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras) open seven days a week from 8am to 8pm.

Visitor Information Centre

Chester Visitor Information Centre, by the historic Town Hall on Northgate Street, opposite the cathedral. The experienced, knowledgeable team will be delighted to help with local accommodation, public transport, city centre events, tours of Chester, maps and guidebooks, information for those with disabilities, Chester souvenirs, attraction tickets and much, much more!

Contact 01244 405240 or email

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