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Chester Zoo

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Tel:
01244 380280
Address:
Moston Rd, Upton-by-Chester, Chester CH2 1EU
Get your train times Buy Day Saver ticket online

Opening times

1 January 2018 - 31 December 2018
10:00am - 6:00pm (Summer season)
10:00am - 4:00pm (Winter season)

Open daily from 10am. Closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

Admission

Adult Ticket £23.60
Child Ticket £20.00
Family Ticket (2+2) £86.34
Student / Senior Citizen £21.81

These admission prices are for the peak season online booking only, please see chesterzoo.org for off-peak and winter admission prices. Discounted rates available for group and school visits. Separate charges for events may apply. On the door prices are always more expensive.

With over 20,000 animals, in 125 acres of award-winning zoological gardens, Chester Zoo really is the place to be.

There are a whopping 20,000 animals at the zoo from 500 different species, with about half of these species being on the threatened list. There is a lot more than meets the eye in Chester Zoo, not only do they have thousands of wonderful animals but also they are helping thousands more around the world through conservations.

So why not listen to the roar of the Lions and Tigers, or marvel at the ever so intelligent elephants, or even watch on as the monkeys swing from tree to tree. You can also step inside the Fruit Bat Forest and explore the darkness with free-flying bats or you can relax and take in the beautiful sights inside the Butterfly House with free-flying butterflies and moths.

Chester Zoo really is a perfect day out for the entire family, there is something that suits every age.

Merseyrail and Chester Zoo combination ticket

Buy your combination zoo ticket from any staffed Merseyrail station and make great savings – it won’t cost you a wing and a leg!

A combination zoo ticket includes:

  • Return rail travel to and from Chester station from anywhere on the Merseyrail network.
  • Return bus travel between Chester station and the zoo.
  • Entry to the zoo. 

Buy the best Merseyrail ticket for your journey and add Chester Zoo entry and bus travel.

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Chester

City Road, Chester CH1 3NS

10 mins

Bus Service

From Chester station you can get a connecting bus with your Combination Ticket that will take you to Chester Zoo. The X8 bus service leaves from stop S5 outside of Chester train station and takes you to Chester Zoo main entrance in approximately 15 minutes. The last bus transfer from the zoo to Chester station leaves at 8.10pm, Monday to Saturdays and 7.23pm on Sundays and bank holidays.

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