There are 5 ways to get from Chelmsford to Market Drayton by train, subway, 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 Virgin West Coast Trains  •  3 h 1 min

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

$156 - $268

Cheapest option

Train, Tube, line 11 bus, line 164 bus  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the Tube from Liverpool Street Underground Station to Euston Square Underground Station
  3. Take the train from London Euston to Stoke-on-Trent
  4. Take the line 11 bus from Longton, stop E (Rail Station) to Newcastle Town Centre, Bus Station 11
  5. Take the line 164 bus from Newcastle Town Centre, Bus Station to Market Drayton, Bus Station (Stand A) 164

$80 - $174

3 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury

$96 - $165

Bus, train, line 101 bus, line 164 bus  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) X30 / ...
  2. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Nuneaton
  3. Take the train from Nuneaton to Stafford
  4. Take the line 101 bus from Stafford Town Centre, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Newcastle Town Centre, Bus Station 101
  5. Take the line 164 bus from Newcastle Town Centre, Bus Station to Market Drayton, Bus Station (Stand A) 164

$96 - $157

Drive  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to Market Drayton 183.9 miles

$35 - $60

Questions & Answers

The distance between Chelmsford and Market Drayton is 149 miles. The road distance is 183.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Market Drayton without a car is to train which takes 3 h 1 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 1 min to get from Chelmsford to Market Drayton, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chelmsford to Market Drayton is 184 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to drive from Chelmsford 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 Chelmsford to Market Drayton.
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  • Distance: 149.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 1 min

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

You can take a train from Chelmsford to Market Drayton via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street Underground Station, Euston Square Underground Station, London Euston, and Crewe in around 3 h 1 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $150
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $150
Train from London Euston to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $140
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
Train from Nuneaton to Stafford
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from London Euston to Crewe
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $90
Train from London Euston to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $80
Train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $24
Train from Nuneaton to Stafford
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
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 Stansted Airport to Nuneaton
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $95
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
Bus operators
First in The Potteries
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Longton, stop E (Rail Station) to Newcastle Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Stafford Town Centre, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Newcastle Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
firstgroup.com
Arriva Midlands
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Newcastle Town Centre, Bus Station to Market Drayton, Bus Station (Stand A)
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
firstgroup.com

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