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There are 5 ways to get from Chester to Market Drayton by train, bus, night bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 64 bus  •  2h 45m

  1. Take the train from Chester to Shrewsbury
  2. Take the line 64 bus from Shrewsbury, Post Office to Market Drayton, Bus Station 64

$21 - $29

Cheapest option

Night bus, line 164 bus  •  2h 54m

  1. Take the night bus from Chester to Stoke-On-Trent National Express
  2. Take the line 164 bus from Hanley, Bus Station to Market Drayton, Bus Station 164

$10 - $13

3 alternative options

Train, taxi  •  44m

  1. Take the train from Chester to Crewe
  2. Take a taxi from Crewe to Market Drayton

$69 - $100

Taxi  •  46m

  1. Take a taxi from Chester to Market Drayton 34.7 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  46m

  1. Drive from Chester to Market Drayton 34.7 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Chester to Market Drayton is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Chester to Market Drayton is to train and taxi which costs £50 - £80 and takes 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chester to Market Drayton station. However, there are services departing from Chester and arriving at Market Drayton, Bus Station via Hanley, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 54m.

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The distance between Chester and Market Drayton is 26 miles. The road distance is 34.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Chester to Market Drayton without a car is to train and line 64 bus which takes 2h 45m and costs £15 - £23.

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It takes approximately 2h 45m to get from Chester to Market Drayton, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Chester to Market Drayton is 35 miles. It takes approximately 46m to drive from Chester to Market Drayton.

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There are 234+ hotels available in Market Drayton. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chester to Market Drayton.
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  • Distance: 26.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 45m

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

There is no direct connection from Chester to Market Drayton. However, you can take the train to Shrewsbury, take the walk to Shrewsbury, Post Office, then take the line 64 bus to Market Drayton, Bus Station. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Chester to Market Drayton via Stoke-On-Trent and Hanley, Bus Station in around 2h 54m.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Chester to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
53m
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 Chester to Crewe
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
First Anytime Day Single
$13 - $20
Virgin West Coast Trains
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
Night bus from Chester to Stoke-On-Trent
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from Crewe to Market Drayton
Ave. Duration
24m
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Stoke on Trent Taxis
Phone
+44 1782 33 33 33
Website
luckyseventaxis.co.uk
City Cabs Stoke
Phone
+44 1782 88 88 88
Website
citycabsstoke.com

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