City SightSeeing

Hop-on Hop-off Chester

Schedule 09:56-16:43
Routes 1
Loop 60'
Stops 15
Languages English
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Soak up the history and culture of this incredible medieval city, and make sure you see as much of it as you can on our Open top double decker buses. With 14 stops on the route, you can hop on and off as you please, giving you the chance to explore as deeply as you wish. The Bus Tour will introduce you to the all the things to do in Chester, including the famous City Walls, the Cathedral, and the Roman Amphitheatre. As you are transported around in style, sit back and enjoy discovering how Chester has survived and prospered through its unbelievable history.


  • Create your itinerary. Stay as much as you want in each stop. Make as many full loops as you wish!
  • Audio guide with pre-recorded commentaries in English. English Live Guide on some departures
  • 24h Unlimited Hop-on Hop-off bus tour with 360º panoramic views of Chester and surroundings
  • Free Booklet with deals and discounts at museums, restaurants, and other Tours
  • 3-month flexible ticket

Map, Routes & Stops


Main Stops

Hop-on Hop-off Chester/St Werburgh Street (Sundays only)/13
St Werburgh Street (Sundays only) BUS STOP 13
Hop-on Hop-off Chester/Princess St / Hunters Walk (not on Sundays)/11
Princess St / Hunters Walk (not on Sundays) BUS STOP 11
Hop-on Hop-off Chester/Lower Bridge St/8
Lower Bridge St BUS STOP 8

Additional Information

Are you ready to explore one of the best preserved walled cities in Britain? 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 City Road / Station Road, with beautiful black and white buildings contrasted by bright red brickwork, this street crosses over the scenic canal, as you head towards Foregate where the second bus stop is. Hop off and check out the vast range of shops, whilst enjoying the old architecture which gives Chester so much character.

The bus passes 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 9th Stop 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 and Hunters Walk at stop 12, then St Werburgh Street and Foregate Street at the 13th and 14th Bus Stops. Enjoy the views of the spectacular Cathedral before the bus loops back to City Road.

What are you waiting for? Buy your Hop-On Hop-Off ticket online today and get ready to feel & experience Chester.

Know before you go

The Green Line operates from May to September
All Year Round except on 12 July, 24 - 27 Dec and 1 Jan

Cancellation policy

All sales are final: tickets cannot be exchanged or money refunded by City Sightseeing.

Supplied by

Stagecoach in Manchester, Chester & Wirrel
Chester Depot, The Pebbles, Liverpool Road
CH2 1AE, Chester, United Kingdom