There are 6 ways to get from Chester to Market Drayton by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train, line 64 bus  •  2h 46m

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

£19 - £27

Cheapest option

Bus, line 164 bus  •  2h 59m

  1. Take the 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

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Bus, line 164 bus via Crewe  •  3h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Crewe Arms Hotel to Hanley, Bus Station 3 / ...
  2. Take the line 164 bus from Hanley, Bus Station to Market Drayton, Bus Station 164

Train, taxi  •  47 min

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

£42 - £76

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chester to Market Drayton 34.8 miles

£85 - £110

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from Chester to Market Drayton 34.8 miles

£5 - £9

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chester to Market Drayton is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chester to Market Drayton is to taxi which costs £85 - £110 and takes 45 min.

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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 59m.

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The distance between Chester and Market Drayton is 26 miles. The road distance is 34.8 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 46m and costs £18 - £27.

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It takes approximately 2h 46m 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 45 min to drive from Chester to Market Drayton.

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There are 264+ hotels available in Market Drayton. Prices start at £75 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 46m

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

You can take a bus from Chester to Market Drayton via Hanley, Bus Station in around 2h 59m.

Train operators
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Chester to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £20
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Advanced Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single
£13 - £20
First Anytime Day Single
£20 - £30
Train from Chester to Crewe
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £11
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Advanced Single
£3 - £6
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £11
First Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Virgin Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Chester to Crewe
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £35
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £11
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £35
Bus operators
Arriva Midlands
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Shrewsbury, Bus Station to Market Drayton, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
Arriva Midlands
Bus from Hanley, Bus Station to Market Drayton, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
Arriva Midlands
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 Chester to Stoke-On-Trent
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Book at
National Express
First in The Potteries
Phone
0345 646 0707
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Crewe Arms Hotel to Hanley, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
First in The Potteries
D&G Bus
Phone
01782 332337
Email
info@dgbus.co.uk
Website
dgbus.co.uk
Bus from Crewe Arms Hotel to Hanley, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
D&G Bus
Other operators
Taxi from Crewe to Market Drayton
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
£35 - £45
Westside Taxis
Phone
+44 1270 258 888
Website
westsidetaxis.co.uk
Rainbow Cars (Crewe)
Phone
+44 1270 214 444
Oddies Taxis
Phone
+44 1270748 448
Website
info786.co.uk
Crewe Cabs
Phone
+44 1270 667 235
Website
crewecabs.co.uk
Abbey Taxis Crewe
Phone
+44 1270 212 125
Website
abbeytaxiscrewe.co.uk

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