There are 4 ways to get from Bristol to Market Drayton by train, bus 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 164 bus  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Stoke-on-Trent
  2. Take the line 164 bus from Shelton, Station Road - Signal Radio (Queen Anne Street) to Market Drayton, Grove School 164

$70 - $102

Cheapest option

Bus, line 164 bus  •  5 h 50 min

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

$22 - $29

2 alternative options

Bus, train, line 64 bus  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Newport, Market Square 7Xp
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Shrewsbury
  3. Take the line 64 bus from Shrewsbury, Post Office to Market Drayton, Bus Station (Stand B) 64

$43 - $69

Drive  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Bristol to Market Drayton 129 miles

$27 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Market Drayton is to bus and line 164 bus which costs £16 - £23 and takes 5 h 50 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Bristol to Market Drayton is to drive which takes 2 h 14 min and costs £20 - £30.

More details

The distance between Bristol and Market Drayton is 161 km. The road distance is 206 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to get from Bristol to Market Drayton, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Bristol to Market Drayton. However, there are services departing from Bristol and arriving at Market Drayton, Bus Station (Stand A) via Birmingham and Hanley, Bus Station (stand C). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 50 min.

More details

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

You can take a bus from Bristol to Market Drayton via Birmingham, Stoke-On-Trent, and Hanley, Bus Station (stand C) in around 5 h 50 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
First Anytime Day Single
$60 - $90
Bus operators
Arriva Midlands
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Shelton, Station Road - Signal Radio (Queen Anne Street) to Market Drayton, Grove School
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
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
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham to Stoke-On-Trent
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Travelling to and around Russia for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, What documents do I need to cross Niagara Falls? and Train travel in France: A guide to SNCF - to help you get the most out of your next trip.