Hop-on hop-off bus tour of Chester
Bus tours

Hop-on hop-off bus tour of Chester

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: Daily
Printed ticket only
Validity: Flexible
Do this because
  • With a 24 and 48-hour ticket options, you'll get to create your own itinerary and explore Chester at your own pace
  • Make the most of your visit with the free booklet you'll receive, which includes deals and discounts at museums, restaurants, and other tours
  • Your ticket has a 12-month flexibility period, so there's no need to worry in case of a sudden change of plans
What to expect

With a number of medieval buildings, Chester is a brilliant place to visit for those who enjoy soaking up the history and culture of our ancestors. Your open-top bus journey begins at Chester Railway Station, and from here you’ll head towards Vicars Lane on its way to The Groves. This is a great place to hop off and take a stroll, with wonderful views to take in. Don't miss Castle Drive and Lower Bridge Street at bus stops 5 & 8, by the dreamy river Dee. Castle Drive is a great place to walk alongside the University of Chester and embrace both historic and natural beauty, with plenty of grass and trees, and check out the old castle structure.

The bus passes Handbridge at stop 7 on the way to Grosvenor Street, before reaching the Old Port area. This is where in earlier centuries when the River Dee was a far mightier waterway than it is today, large ships used to discharge their cargoes for the City of Chester. The route passes Princess Street (only from Monday to Saturday) 11, and on Sundays, it passes through St Werburgh Street at the 13th bus stop. Enjoy the views of the spectacular Cathedral before the bus loops back to the railway station.

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What's included
  • 24 or 48-hour bus tour
  • Audio guide in English
  • Discount booklet
Reduced price
  • Children (5-15): Reduced
  • Seniors (60+): Reduced
  • Students: Reduced
  • Infants (0-4) Free
What to remember
  • For further information on the bus stops available across the city, please refer to this map
  • Your voucher is valid for 12 months from the date of purchase
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When
  • The tour operates from 1 June to 27 October
  • Red line: Monday to Saturday
  • Blue line: Sunday
  • Both lines run from 9.30 am to 5.48 pm every 30 minutes
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

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