How to Find Us
By roadThe King's School is located on the A483 Chester-Wrexham Road, 1½ miles south of the city centre and about half a mile from the A55 Chester southerly bypass.
Take M53 Chester/North Wales and continue south (it becomes the A55). Take the A483 Chester/Wrexham exit, follow signs to Chester. The school is on the right immediately after the second roundabout.
From A56 / A51 / A41 Whitchurch
Turn south onto A55 and then as above.
From A41 Birkenhead
Follow signs through Chester to A483 Wrexham/North Wales. The school is on the left, a mile south of the city. There is visitor parking in front of the main entrance under the clock tower.
Click here for a larger version of the bus routes map (shown right).
The following public bus services stop outside the School:
- Wrexham-Chester: 1
- Mold-Chester: X44/X55
- Ince/Ellesmere Port-Chester Business Park: DB8
Daily return bus services are organised by parents for the benefit of pupils at King's. Services operate on the following routes from:
Please contact the admissions manager to refer you to the appropriate organiser for information on costs and to confirm the availability of seats. Early application is advised.
By trainChester railway station is a 10 minute taxi ride away.
Manchester airport is less than 45 minutes by road. There is a direct rail service to Chester which takes about an hour.
In addition to the local service buses some daily return bus services are organised by parents for the benefit of pupils. Download the timetables and contact details of organisers (in pdf format). Please contact the named organiser for information on costs and to confirm availability of seats. Early application is advised.
Please note all times are approximate – it is advisable to allow a few minutes either side of these times.