There are 4 ways to get from Birmingham to Market Drayton by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, line 64 bus  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
  2. Take the line 64 bus from Shrewsbury, Post Office to Market Drayton, Bus Station (Stand B) 64

$20 - $47

Cheapest option

Bus, line 164 bus  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Stoke-On-Trent National Express
  2. Take the line 164 bus from Hanley, Bus Station (stand C) to Market Drayton, Bus Station (Stand A) 164

$11 - $15

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  54 min

  1. Take a taxi from Birmingham to Market Drayton 47.5 miles

$220 - $270

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Market Drayton 47.5 miles

$10 - $15

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham station to Market Drayton station. However, there are services departing from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and arriving at Market Drayton, Bus Station (Stand A) via Hanley, Bus Station (stand C). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 20 min.

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The distance between Birmingham and Market Drayton is 38 miles. The road distance is 47.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Market Drayton without a car is to train and line 64 bus which takes 2 h 13 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 13 min to get from Birmingham to Market Drayton, including transfers.

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Birmingham to Market Drayton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth.

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Birmingham to Market Drayton bus services, operated by Arriva Midlands, arrive at Market Drayton, Bus Station (Stand A).

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Yes, the driving distance between Birmingham to Market Drayton is 47 miles. It takes approximately 54 min to drive from Birmingham to Market Drayton.

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There are 221+ hotels available in Market Drayton. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham to Market Drayton.
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  • Distance: 38.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 13 min

What companies run services between Birmingham, England and Market Drayton, England?

You can take a bus from Birmingham to Market Drayton via Stoke-On-Trent and Hanley, Bus Station (stand C) in around 3 h 20 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $27
First Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $45
Bus operators
Arriva Midlands
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Shrewsbury, Post Office to Market Drayton, Bus Station (Stand B)
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Hanley, Bus Station (stand C) to Market Drayton, Bus Station (Stand A)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Stoke-On-Trent
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Birmingham to Market Drayton
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
$220 - $270
TOA Taxis
Phone
+44 121 427 8888
Website
toataxis.co.uk
Birmingham Taxis
Phone
+44 121 775 0017
Website
taxisbirmingham.co.uk

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