Chorley travel guide

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You're Going to Love Chorley

With a population of 33,888, Chorley is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom.

Where to Eat in Chorley

If you’re looking for affordable options, Cosmopolitan Restaurant, Wine & Cocktail Bar (30A St. Georges Street) and Retreat Adlington (19 Church Street) are great picks.

When to visit Chorley

Chorley in May
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Chorley in May
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Chorley


Although Chorley doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Liverpool J. Lennon Airport (LPL), which is located 38 km from Chorley. The shortest flight to Chorley from New Zealand departs from Wellington and takes around 29h 45m.


AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Chorley, followed by Avanti West Coast. The train journey from Chorley to Liverpool takes 0h 36m and costs around $40 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Birmingham, expect to pay about $44 for a 1h 28m trip. Located 5 km from the city centre, Chorley Adlington is the busiest station in Chorley. Another popular train station is Chorley Euxton Balshaw Lane, Lancs, located 2.8 km from the centre.


Another option to get to Chorley is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 293 km from Chorley. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in London.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Chorley, including FlixBus, National Express and Megabus. From Liverpool, the bus ride to Chorley takes 72 km and will cost you around $14. From Leeds, the ticket costs about $17 for a journey of 113 km.

Airports near Chorley

Airlines serving Chorley

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
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Air France
Good (838 reviews)
United Airlines
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Qatar Airways
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Austrian Airlines
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Air Canada
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Brussels Airlines
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Scandinavian Airlines
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Singapore Airlines
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Etihad Airways
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Cathay Pacific
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Where to stay in popular areas of Chorley

Most booked hotels in Chorley

Holiday Inn Preston
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
Holiday Inn Express Preston - South
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
ibis Preston North
Good (7.2, Good reviews)
Macdonald Tickled Trout Hotel
Good (6.9, Good reviews)
Travelodge Preston Central
Good (6.8, Good reviews)
Trivelles Park Hotel
Good (6.7, Good reviews)

Hiring a car in Chorley

It’s generally cheaper to hire your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 29% cheaper than airport locations in Chorley.

Expect to pay $3.23 per litre in Chorley (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $38.66 and $51.54. The most frequently booked car type in Chorley is Standard (Class Commercial Truck or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini car hire (Seat Mii or similar) is, on average, 88% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.