There are 4 ways to get from Chester to Market Drayton by train, bus, taxi 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, line 64 bus  •  2 h 41 min

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

$21 - $30

Cheapest option

Bus, line 64 bus  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Chester, Railway Station to Shrewsbury, Bus Station (Stand S) 5 / ...
  2. Take the line 64 bus from Shrewsbury, Bus Station (Stand H) to Market Drayton, Bus Station (Stand B) 64

$18

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  46 min

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

$160 - $200

Drive  •  46 min

  1. Drive from Chester to Market Drayton 34.7 miles

$7 - $11

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

You can take a bus from Chester to Market Drayton via Shrewsbury, Bus Station (Stand S) and Shrewsbury, Bus Station (Stand H) in around 3 h 3 min.

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
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $27
First Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
Bus operators
Arriva Midlands
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Shrewsbury, Post Office to Market Drayton, Bus Station (Stand B)
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Shrewsbury, Bus Station (Stand H) to Market Drayton, Bus Station (Stand B)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
easyBus
Bus from Chester, Railway Station to Shrewsbury, Bus Station (Stand S)
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16
Other operators
Taxi from Chester to Market Drayton
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
Comcab Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 298 2222
Website
comcab-liverpool.co.uk
Taxi In Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 236 1915

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Chester and Market Drayton is 42 km. The road distance is 56 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Chester to Market Drayton is to taxi which takes 46 min and costs £120 - £150.

No, there is no direct bus from Chester to Market Drayton. However, there are services departing from Chester, Railway Station and arriving at Market Drayton, Bus Station (Stand B) via Shrewsbury, Bus Station (Stand H). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 3 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 41 min to get from Chester to Market Drayton, including transfers.