There are 6 ways to get from Chelmsford to Burton upon Trent by train, night bus, bus, car or plane

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Train East Midlands Trains  •  3 h 24 min

  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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Night bus, bus  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the night bus from Stansted Airport London to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Burton upon Trent National Express

$31 - $52

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Train West Midlands  •  3 h 46 min

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

$84 - $172

Train  •  5 h 22 min

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

$107 - $167

Drive  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to Burton upon Trent 145.7 miles

$30 - $45

Train, fly  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Burton-on-Trent

$151 - $322

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Chelmsford station to Burton upon Trent. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) and arriving at Burton upon Trent via Stansted Airport London and Leicester St Margarets Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 4 min.

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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 3 h 24 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 24 min 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 quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Leeds Bradford Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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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 2 h 35 min to drive from Chelmsford to Burton upon Trent.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Leeds Bradford Airport.

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There are 293+ hotels available in Burton upon Trent. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chelmsford to Burton upon Trent.
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  • Distance: 116.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 24 min

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 Underground Station, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, London St Pancras International, and Derby in around 3 h 24 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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
1 h 24 min
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
1 h 1 min
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
3 h 11 min
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
28 min
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
Train from Leeds to Burton-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $60
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
Night bus from Stansted Airport London to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Burton upon Trent
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com

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