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There are 4 ways to get from Cheltenham 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.

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Train, line 64 bus  •  3h 57m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
  3. Take the line 64 bus from Shrewsbury, Post Office to Market Drayton, Bus Station 64

$56 - $103

Cheapest option

Bus, line 164 bus  •  5h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Cheltenham to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Stoke-On-Trent
  3. Take the line 164 bus from Hanley, Bus Station to Market Drayton, Bus Station 164

$19 - $26

2 alternative options

Bus, train, line 64 bus  •  6h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Gloucester, Transport Hub to Hereford, Railway Station 33
  2. Take the train from Hereford to Shrewsbury
  3. Take the line 64 bus from Shrewsbury, Post Office to Market Drayton, Bus Station 64

$33 - $50

Drive  •  1h 38m

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to Market Drayton 91 miles

$19 - $29

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The cheapest way to get from Cheltenham to Market Drayton is to drive which costs £15 - £22 and takes 1h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Cheltenham to Market Drayton is to drive which costs £15 - £22 and takes 1h 38m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cheltenham to Market Drayton station. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham and arriving at Market Drayton, Bus Station via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Hanley, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 4m.

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The distance between Cheltenham and Market Drayton is 72 miles. The road distance is 91 miles.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Market Drayton without a car is to train and line 64 bus which takes 3h 57m and costs £40 - £80.

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It takes approximately 3h 57m to get from Cheltenham to Market Drayton, including transfers.

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Cheltenham to Market Drayton bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cheltenham station.

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Cheltenham to Market Drayton bus services, operated by Arriva Midlands, arrive at Market Drayton, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cheltenham to Market Drayton is 91 miles. It takes approximately 1h 38m to drive from Cheltenham to Market Drayton.

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There are 228+ hotels available in Market Drayton. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cheltenham to Market Drayton.
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  • Distance: 71.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 57m

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

You can take a bus from Cheltenham to Market Drayton via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Hanley, Bus Station in around 5h 4m.

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
54m
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
Train from Hereford to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
58m
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
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Hanley, Bus Station to Market Drayton, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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 Cheltenham to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Stoke-On-Trent
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
National Express
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester, Transport Hub to Hereford, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
Stagecoach West

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