Wrexham is the largest town in North Wales, situated between the Welsh mountains and the lower Dee Valley alongside the border with England. It is the administrative, commercial and retail centre for the region. Wrexham is located approximately 86 km (53 miles) south-west of Manchester, 50 km (31 miles) north of Shrewsbury and 21 km (13 miles) south of Chester. The town benefits from good road communications with the A55 being 14 km (9 miles) to the north, which in turn links with the M53 and M56 Motorways. The A483 also serves the town and provides access to Shrewsbury and the M54 Motorway to the south. The M6 Motorway is approximately 48 km (30 miles) to the east, accessed via the A534.
The town is connected to the national railway network with a fastest journey time to London Euston of 2 hours 24 minutes. There are also regular services to Chester with a 15 minute journey time. Liverpool John Lennon Airport is approximately 61 km (38 miles) to the north and Manchester International Airport is some 72 km (45 miles) to the north-east.