Journey Planner
  1. At
  1. At
Try our Station Finder

Jump straight to the station you are looking for using our Quick Search

  1. Select a Station
  2. Search by Postcode

Chester Zoo Combination Ticket


Islands at Chester Zoo is now open! Explore on foot or from a unique perspective on the Lazy River Boat!

With over 11,000 wild and wonderful animals including some of the most exotic and endangered species in the world it is a great day out for all the family.

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, tickets cost:

  • Adult – best Merseyrail return ticket + £21.50 zoo entry and return bus ticket
  • Senior - best Merseyrail return ticket + £18 zoo entry and return bus ticket
  • Child (5 - 15) - best Merseyrail return ticket + £17.50 zoo entry and return bus ticket
  • Child (3 - 4) – travel is FREE + £16.50 zoo entry
  • Infant (aged 2 and under) = travel is FREE and admission to the zoo is FREE


An All Zone Day Saver costs just £5 for adults and £2.50 for young people (5-18yrs) and can be used from 9.30am for unlimited travel on the Merseyrail network.

So the cost for unlimited rail travel, return bus travel between Chester station and the zoo and entrance to the zoo would be £26.50 for an adult (£5 + £21.50) and £20 for a child aged 5 - 15 (£2.50 + £17.50).

A Family Day Ticket can be used for up to 2 adults and 3 children and costs just £10! The ticket is valid from 9.30am and can be used throughout the day for unlimited travel on the Merseyrail network and Northern, Wirral and City line trains within the Merseytravel boundaries.

Chester Zoo is open every day from 10am (excluding Christmas Day and Boxing Day). Last admission times vary according to the season. The last bus transfer from the zoo to Chester station leaves at 6.12pm, Monday to Saturdays and 6pm on Sundays and bank holidays.

For more travel information visit your nearest Merseyrail booking office and visit the Chester Zoo website here to plan your day at the zoo.

Please Note: Railcards or Group Travel Discounts are not applicable with this offer.

Our Stations

Find out about your Station

See what each of our stations have to offer.

Find out about your Station

Getting to our Stations

How to reach us

Find out the best way to reach your station.

How to reach us