Directions to Parkgate Road Campus

By Car  (Sat Nav - CH1 4BJ)

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

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The Campus is situated at the junction of Cheyney Road and Parkgate Road (A540), which is a continuation of Northgate Street leading out from the city centre. Access to the main car park is by the Exton Park entrance.

 The Cheshire West and Chester local authority website provides a map of parking locations/fees for the city of Chester.


By Rail

Chester is well served by the railway network and has frequent, fast rail links to London and major cities in the UK. Journey times are: London 2hrs 10mins, Birmingham 1hr 45mins, Manchester 1hr. Liverpool city is approximately 40mins away and there are four trains an hour between Liverpool and Chester.

University of Chester is twenty minutes' walk from Chester Railway Station, and a taxi will cost approximately £5. A bus service runs at regular intervals between the Railway Station and Chester City Centre. Our Campus is only ten minutes' walk from the city centre.


By Coach

Chester has regular National Express Coach services from most towns and cities in the UK to the Delamere Street Bus Depot.


By Air

Manchester International Airport is 30 miles from Chester and can be reached in 40 minutes by road or 1hr 30 mins by rail. Liverpool Airport is 25 miles from Chester and can be reached in 35 minutes by road.


By Sea

Holyhead and Liverpool both have ferry ports, which are within easy reach of Chester by road and rail. Holyhead is 1hr 30mins by rail or 2hrs by road and has ferries to Dublin in Eire. Liverpool is 45mins by rail and 40mins by road and has ferries to Belfast, Dublin and Douglas, Isle of Man.