Chester Park and Ride

Travelling into the town centre and want to save on expensive parking and stressful congestion? Our park and ride sites are perfect for allowing you to sit back, relax and enjoy the journey especially with our free on-board features.


Why you’ll love our park and ride services:

Save on expensive town-centre parking
Frequent buses so you don’t have to rush
Check your emails, catch up with friends or scroll your social media on the go with our free onboard Wi-Fi*
Comfortable leather seats
Park your car safely with CCTV
You can sit back, relax and enjoy the ride


Find a park and ride site near you in the table below: 

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Park and Ride nearest postcode



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Boughton Heath


Boughton Heath car park - Boughton - Chester City Centre stops - Greyhound Retail Park - Sealand Road car park


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Sealand Road


Sealand Road car park - Greyhound Retail Park - Chester City Centre stops - Boughton Heath car park


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Upton (near Zoo) car park - Countess of Chester Hospital - Chester City Centre stops - Racecourse (Abode Hotel) - Wrexham Road car park


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Wrexham Road


Wrexham Road car park - Racecourse (Abode Hotel) - Chester City Centre stops - Countess of Chester Hospital - Upton (near Zoo) car park


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Please note, postcodes are the nearest approximate postcodes for location.


Location maps

Park and Ride car park locations
Park and Ride bus stop and route map

Where to catch your bus in Chester City Centre

Our services now serve the new Central Bus Interchange. For your return journey:

PR1 picks up at stand D for Wrexham Road and stand E for Upton (Zoo). 

PR2 picks up at stand D for journeys to Boughton Heath and stand E for journeys to Sealand Road. 

In addition, when the new Bus Interchange is not a convenient drop off/pick up point, buses also drop off/pick up at various locations in the city centre. Details of exact drop off/pick up points can be found here

Times of operation 

Monday to Friday: every 12 minutes between 7am and 7pm
Saturdays: every 12 minutes between 8am and 7pm
Sundays and Bank Holidays: every 15 minutes between 9.30am and 6pm


Tickets and fares

Tickets are available from machines near the bus stop at each car park. Please enter your car registration number and follow the simple steps on the touch screen machines. You will need to scan your ticket as you board the bus in both directions.

Parking is free for Park and Ride customers. Tickets cost £2 (return) per adult and children can travel free if accompanied by a paying adult.

Saver tickets are available for frequent travellers – six return tickets can be purchased for the price of five (£10). We regret that Park and Ride is excluded from the Concessionary Fare scheme. Card payments are available onsite.

Hop on and off as many times as you like and stay in the city as long as you need as your ticket is valid all day. 


Countess of Chester Hospital promotion £1 ticket

Need to head to Countess of Chester Hospital? Our service PR1 drops you directly outside the hospital, there is no need to drive to the hospital and risk not finding a parking space, only to pay more than the cost of our ticket for parking at the hospital.

Tickets are available from machines near the Park and Ride stations at Upton and Wrexham Road on the PR1 blue line only. 

The following terms and conditions apply:

ticket cost £1 (return)
tickets are valid only for one (same day) return journey
tickets available at Upton and Wrexham Road Park and Ride sites
tickets are only valid on the PR1 route
passengers can only board at the Countess of Chester Hospital for their return journey
these tickets are not valid for boarding or alighting at any other stop along the PR1 route
please scan your tickets on board bus


People with disabilities and lost property

We aim to offer a high standard to all our customers and welcome wheelchair users. If you have a question about mobility scooter access please   contact us

For all lost property enquiries please call us on 01244 214681

Cheshire West and Chester logoWe operate the Park and Ride services on behalf of Cheshire West and Chester Council for further information please   click here