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There are 5 ways to get from Chelmsford to Burton upon Trent by train, bus or car

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Train East Midlands Trains  •  3h 19m

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Derby

$102 - $148

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Bus  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to London Finchley Road National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Finchley Road to Burton upon Trent National Express

$23 - $33

3 alternative options

Train West Midlands  •  3h 34m

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Tamworth

$83 - $172

Train  •  5h 21m

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Burton-on-Trent

$104 - $160

Drive  •  2h 35m

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to Burton upon Trent 145.7 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Chelmsford to Burton upon Trent is to bus which costs £17 - £26 and takes 6h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Chelmsford to Burton upon Trent is to drive which costs £24 - £35 and takes 2h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chelmsford station to Burton upon Trent. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station and arriving at Burton upon Trent via Stansted Airport London and London Finchley Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 30m.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Burton upon Trent is 117 miles. The road distance is 145.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Burton upon Trent without a car is to train which takes 3h 19m and costs £75 - £120.

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It takes approximately 3h 19m to get from Chelmsford to Burton upon Trent, including transfers.

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Chelmsford to Burton upon Trent bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Stansted Airport London station.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Burton upon Trent is to train which takes 3h 19m and costs £75 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £17 - £26 and takes 6h 30m.

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Chelmsford to Burton upon Trent bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Burton upon Trent station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chelmsford to Burton upon Trent is 146 miles. It takes approximately 2h 35m to drive from Chelmsford to Burton upon Trent.

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  • Distance: 116.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 19m

What companies run services between Chelmsford, England and Burton upon Trent, England?

You can take a train from Chelmsford to Burton upon Trent via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras International, and Derby in around 3h 19m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chelmsford to Burton upon Trent via Stansted Airport London and London Finchley Road in around 6h 30m.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Derby
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $110
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Stansted Airport to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
Train from Birmingham New Street to Burton-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $26
Bus operators
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 Stansted Airport London to London Finchley Road
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
National Express
Bus from London Finchley Road to Burton upon Trent
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
National Express

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