Travelling by public transport

Transport Direct

Transport Direct is the first complete transport journey planner for Great Britain allowing you to check road, rail, air and coach travel all over the country. Find out more by visiting their website at



For details of train timetables to and from Liverpool and the rest of Merseyside

The Countess of Chester Hospital is just a 5 minute walk from Bache train station which is one stop away from Chester station on the Wirral Line.

National Rail

The gateway to the UK's national rail network


The UK's No 1 website for impartial information on planning your journey, by bus, coach or train... or any combination of the three!



ChesterBus is the new name for Chester City Transport. Established for over 100 years Chester City Transport provides a network of bus services throughout Chester and the outlying villages made up of 4 zones.


Chester services from - A link to all the services Arriva run in the Chester area. Including basic timetable information and some route maps. You can catch the X2 bus from Chester Bus Station that drops you right outside the hospital.
First Group Chester & Wirral

Chester & Wirral services from - First run a number of routes in the region, particularly linking Chester with the Wirral and Merseyside. The site has route maps, timetable and fare information.


For details of bus routes and timetables into Chester from Merseyide

Journey Planner

Cheshire County Council provides comprehensive travel and timetable information for bus and rail services in Cheshire. Cheshire currently produces timetable books, leaflets and provides stop-specific roadside information at bus stops and at bus stations together with a countywide transport map and new Cheshire Town Maps. Find out more information at Chester City Council

To help improve the provision of public transport information, Cheshire is providing a new facility which enables users to view and print timetable information. Although every effort is made to ensure that timetable information is correct, this data is currently undertaking quality checks. If you require further clarification, please contact Cheshire Traveline on 0870 608 2 608.

You can plan your journey from start to finish by clicking, Plan a Journey or Route Timetables.


Workwise is a Mersey Dee Alliance Project.

It is aimed at removing transport as a barrier to residents taking up employment/education or training opportunities.

A number of initiatives have been put in place to help you travel back to work or training.