There are 4 ways to get from Market Drayton to Birmingham by bus, train, 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

Line 64 bus, train  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the line 64 bus from Market Drayton, Bus Station (Stand A) to Shrewsbury, Railway Station 64
  2. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street

$21 - $53

Cheapest option

Line 164 bus, bus  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the line 164 bus from Market Drayton, Bus Station (Stand B) to Hanley, Bus Station (arrival stop) 164
  2. Take the bus from Stoke-On-Trent to Birmingham National Express

$12 - $16

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Market Drayton to Birmingham 46.8 miles

$230 - $280

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from Market Drayton to Birmingham 46.8 miles

$10 - $15

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

You can take a bus from Market Drayton to Birmingham via Hanley, Bus Station (arrival stop) and Stoke-On-Trent in around 3 h 23 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $29
First Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Bus operators
Arriva Midlands
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Market Drayton, Bus Station (Stand A) to Shrewsbury, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Market Drayton, Bus Station (Stand B) to Hanley, Bus Station (arrival stop)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Market Drayton to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$230 - $280
Stoke Link Taxis
Phone
+44 1782 412412
Rushhour Taxi
Phone
+44 7956 195895
Website
rushhourtaxis.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Market Drayton to Birmingham?

The distance between Market Drayton and Birmingham is 61 km. The road distance is 75 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Market Drayton to Birmingham?

The cheapest way to get from Market Drayton to Birmingham is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 53 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Market Drayton to Birmingham?

The quickest way to get from Market Drayton to Birmingham is to taxi which takes 53 min and costs £160 - £200.

Is there a direct bus between Market Drayton and Birmingham?

No, there is no direct bus from Market Drayton to Birmingham. However, there are services departing from Market Drayton, Bus Station (Stand B) and arriving at Birmingham via Stoke-On-Trent. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 23 min.

How long does it take to get from Market Drayton to Birmingham?

It takes approximately 2 h 11 min to get from Market Drayton to Birmingham, including transfers.