Coronavirus Update Close

National lockdown restrictions are in place across England until 2 December but bus services are running as normal. You should only travel for work, education or other permitted reasons. 

In South Wales, all of our timetables will go back to what we were running before the 'firebreak' lockdown. There will also be some timetable changes to a number of Aberdare services to improve connectivity. 

The new tier system is in operation across Scotland, but if you need to travel, make sure you're up-to-date with what's happening in your area by checking the local government guidance.

We've put in place measures to allow you to travel safely including limiting available seats on buses and enhanced cleaning. Unless you’re exempt, you must wear a face covering throughout your journey. Please avoid busy times, use contactless payment where you can, keep your distance and take your litter with you. Stay up to date on our Coronavirus page.

Stagecoach

Liverpool to Chester night bus becomes permanent

16 Dec 2016

gold fleetStagecoach Merseyside and South Lancashire’s night bus from Liverpool to Chester has become a permanent fixture, after the company launched the trial service in September.

Theservice, which enables people living on Wirral, Ellesmere Port, and Chester to travel about more easily at night has been welcomed by passengers.

The buses run every Friday and Saturday night with the last services leaving as late as 3.05am.The company will continue to operate its luxurious Stagecoach Gold buses, which are fitted with audio CCTV, as standard throughout the route.

The buses follow the same route as the current number 1 daytime serviceand people using the service don’t have to pay any more for night time journeys than they do in the day. The name of the service will change from N1 to 1 in line with the daytime service to improve convenience and ease of use for passengers.

Stagecoach dayrider, weekly megarider and Xtra tickets are available/accepted for night time journeys on the 1 services.  Single and return tickets are also available.  

Rob Jones, managing director of Stagecoach Merseyside and South Lancashire said: “The evening service on the number 1 addresses a key need for people across Merseyside and Cheshire and we’re delighted to confirm that we will be making the service a permanent part of our offering for the foreseeable future.

 “The trial period, which ran from September has shown that this is a service that people really need and we’re pleased to be able to address that and provide people with the means to travel about and enjoy themselves on a Friday and Saturday night.

 “We’re confident this service will continue to be highly popular - particularly over the busy Christmas season and will enable people to get home from work or play comfortably and affordably on our luxury Stagecoach Gold buses”

 

Under the night service:

 

  • The last bus to Chester from Liverpool Sir Thomas Street is 1.35am.

 

  • The last bus to Ellesmere Port Bus Station from Liverpool Sir Thomas Street is 3.05am.

 

  • The last bus to Liverpool Whitechapel from Chester Bus Exchange is 1.35am.

 

  • The last bus to Birkenhead from Chester Bus Exchange is 3.05am

 

The new service will cover:

 

  • Liverpool
  • Birkenhead
  • Rock Ferry
  • New Ferry
  • Bromborough Cross
  • Eastham Bridle Road
  • Little Sutton, Red Lion
  • Great Sutton, Bulls Head
  • Ellesmere Port
  • Cheshire Oaks
  • Upton
  • Bache
  • Chester

 

Plan your journey.