City Sightseeing

Chester City Sightseeing tours – hop on, hop off all day!

 The tour is now closed and we are busy getting ready for 2020!

No city in Britain is richer in terms of archaeological and architectural treasures than Chester. 

Your Chester Sightseeing tour ticket is valid for either twenty four or forty eight hours from when you first buy it. This means there’s plenty of time to hop on and off the open-top bus to see the local attractions. 

You can:

Shopaholics can stop off at Frodsham Street and find the Mall and Grosvenor Shopping centre. Unwind in the evening in Chester’s many chic and trendy bars, restaurants, bistros, clubs or even go ten-pin bowling! 


Where does the tour go?

Below is a map of our tour. 

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When does the tour run?

Chester City Sightseeing bus tours are available daily from Saturday 30th March to 27th October 2019. This year there will be 14 stops.

Tours start at 09:22 at Chester Bus Interchange and leaves at least every thirty minutes until the last full trip at 16:48.

Download the Chester City Sightseeing timetable and map.

**Please note on occasion, roadworks will mean the tour times and route may be disrupted. On Chester Race Days, there could be some delays to the tour. Whenever possible, advance notice will be given of such occurrences. On 6th October the tour will NOT operate due to the Chester Marathon.**   Follow us on Twitter @CitySSChester    for live updates.


How much does the tours cost?

The prices of our tours are:

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Adult (16-59)

Child (5-15)

Family 2 adults and 3 children

Seniors (60+)/ Students (with ID)

24 hour bus tour ticket





Late afternoon special bus tour ticket (available after 14:30)





48 hour bus tour ticket





Bus and boat ticket





You can buy all our tour tickets from the driver on the day of travel or buy a 24 or 48 hour City Sightseeing ticket online.


Commentary & Live guides

Listen to the English recorded commentary on service where no live guides are available. English speaking 'live guides' will be on certain tour buses throughout the year. 

Got a questions?

See our   contact us page    for details on how to get in touch with us.

Stay connected, follow us on Twitter - @CitySSChester  you don't even need to have a Twitter account to see our live updates! But if you do have Twitter send us your pictures from your tour!

Fell free to leave us a review on Trip Advisor! 

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