There are 5 ways to get from Greater Manchester to Burton upon Trent by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Burton-on-Trent

$77 - $127

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Bus National Express  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Derby National Express

$16 - $20

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
  2. Take the train from Stoke-on-Trent to Tutbury & Hatton
  3. Take the bus from Hatton, Railway Station to Burton upon Trent, Railway Station (Rail Station) 401

$26 - $80

Bus via Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station)  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Stockport Bus Station to Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station)
  2. Take the bus from Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Derby, Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Burton upon Trent, Railway Station (Rail Station)

$16

Drive  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Greater Manchester to Burton upon Trent 72.3 miles

$15 - $23

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Greater Manchester to Burton upon Trent station. However, there are services departing from Moss Side, Horton Rd and arriving at Burton upon Trent, Railway Station (Rail Station) via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and Derby, Victoria Street (Green Lane). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 27 min.

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The distance between Greater Manchester and Burton upon Trent is 51 miles. The road distance is 72.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Greater Manchester to Burton upon Trent without a car is to train which takes 2 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 55 min to get from Greater Manchester to Burton upon Trent, including transfers.

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Greater Manchester to Burton upon Trent bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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The best way to get from Greater Manchester to Burton upon Trent is to train which takes 2 h 55 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 27 min.

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Greater Manchester to Burton upon Trent bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Derby station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Greater Manchester to Burton upon Trent is 72 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 21 min to drive from Greater Manchester to Burton upon Trent.

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There are 293+ hotels available in Burton upon Trent. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Greater Manchester to Burton upon Trent.
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  • Distance: 51 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 55 min

What companies run services between Greater Manchester, England and Burton upon Trent, England?

You can take a train from Greater Manchester to Burton upon Trent via Manchester City Centre, University of Mcr, Manchester Piccadilly, and Birmingham New Street in around 2 h 55 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Greater Manchester to Burton upon Trent once daily. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Train from Birmingham New Street to Burton-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $26
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
Virgin West Coast Trains
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Stoke-on-Trent to Tutbury & Hatton
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$5 - $8
Off-Peak Single
$11 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Single
$16 - $23
Bus operators
Midland Classic
Phone
+44 1283 500228
Email
info@midlandclassic.com
Website
midlandclassic.com
Bus from Hatton, Railway Station to Burton upon Trent, Railway Station (Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
midlandclassic.com
Trent Barton
Phone
01773 712265
Email
talk@trentbarton.co.uk
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Hatton, Railway Station to Burton upon Trent, Railway Station (Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Burton upon Trent, Railway Station (Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
trentbarton.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 Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Derby
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
High Peak
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Stockport Bus Station to Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Derby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com

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