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 via Derby  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Derby

$59 - $128

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Derby National Express
  2. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Burton upon Trent, Railway Station (Rail Station) V1|the villager

$16 - $20

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Chesterfield
  2. Take the train from Chesterfield to Burton-on-Trent

$60 - $98

Bus High Peak  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Levenshulme, Albert Rd (Furniture Shop) to Derby, Bus Station Tp / ...

$16

Drive  •  1 h 21 min

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

$15 - $23

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Greater Manchester to Burton upon Trent is to bus which costs £13 and takes 4 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Greater Manchester to Burton upon Trent is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 21 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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It takes approximately 3 h 13 min to get from Greater Manchester to Burton upon Trent, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Greater Manchester to Burton upon Trent station. However, there are services departing from Fallowfield, Yew Tree Rd (House 8) and arriving at Burton upon Trent, Railway Station (Rail Station) via Levenshulme, Albert Rd (Furniture Shop) and Derby, Victoria Street (Green Lane). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 44 min.

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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, Hulme St (The Dancehouse), Manchester Oxford Road, Sheffield, and Derby in around 3 h 13 min. Alternatively, High Peak operates a bus from Greater Manchester to Burton upon Trent every 3 hours. Tickets cost $8 and the journey takes 2 h 51 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Single
$28 - $45
Train from Sheffield to Derby
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $13
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Single
$24 - $35
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Chesterfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $19
Off-Peak Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Derby
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
Train from Chesterfield to Burton-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$30 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $29
Bus operators
High Peak
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Levenshulme, Albert Rd (Furniture Shop) to Derby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
National Express
Trent Barton
Phone
01773 712265
Email
talk@trentbarton.co.uk
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Burton upon Trent, Railway Station (Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk

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