There are 5 ways to get from Melton Mowbray to Burton upon Trent by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 26m

  1. Take the train from Melton Mowbray to Leicester
  2. Take the train from Leicester to Derby

£52 - £77

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Bus  •  4h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Melton Mowbray, College of Further Education to Haymarket Bus Station 5A / ...
  2. Take the bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Burton upon Trent, New Street 29

£12 - £15

3 alternative options

Line 8 bus, bus  •  2h 31m

  1. Take the line 8 bus from Melton Mowbray, St Mary's Way to Loughborough, Baxter Gate 8
  2. Take the bus from Loughborough, High Street to Derby, Railway Station Skylink Leicester Derby

£26 - £38

Taxi  •  49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melton Mowbray to Burton upon Trent 38.2 miles

£80 - £95

Drive  •  49 min

  1. Drive from Melton Mowbray to Burton upon Trent 38.2 miles

£6 - £10

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The cheapest way to get from Melton Mowbray to Burton upon Trent is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melton Mowbray to Burton upon Trent is to taxi which costs £80 - £95 and takes 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melton Mowbray to Burton upon Trent. However, there are services departing from Melton Mowbray, College of Further Education and arriving at Burton upon Trent, New Street via St Margaret's Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 21m.

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No, there is no direct train from Melton Mowbray to Burton upon Trent. However, there are services departing from Melton Mowbray and arriving at Burton-on-Trent via Leicester and Derby. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 26m.

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The distance between Melton Mowbray and Burton upon Trent is 32 miles. The road distance is 38.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Melton Mowbray to Burton upon Trent without a car is to train which takes 1h 26m and costs £50 - £80.

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It takes approximately 1h 26m to get from Melton Mowbray to Burton upon Trent, including transfers.

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Melton Mowbray to Burton upon Trent bus services, operated by Arriva Midlands, depart from Melton Mowbray, College of Further Education station.

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Melton Mowbray to Burton upon Trent train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Melton Mowbray station.

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The best way to get from Melton Mowbray to Burton upon Trent is to train which takes 1h 26m and costs £50 - £80. Alternatively, you can line 8 bus and bus, which costs £26 - £40 and takes 2h 31m.

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Map of how to get from Melton Mowbray to Burton upon Trent.
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  • Distance: 31.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 26m

What companies run services between Melton Mowbray, England and Burton upon Trent, England?

You can take a train from Melton Mowbray to Burton upon Trent via Leicester and Derby in around 1h 26m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Melton Mowbray to Burton upon Trent via Loughborough, Baxter Gate, Loughborough, High Street, Derby, Railway Station, and Derby in around 2h 31m.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Melton Mowbray to Leicester
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£21 - £35
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£15 - £24
Anytime Single
£21 - £35
Off-Peak Single
£8 - £13
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leicester to Derby
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£5 - £8
Off-Peak Single
£10 - £16
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Single
£14 - £21
Bus operators
Centrebus
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
centrebus.info
Bus from Melton Mowbray, St Mary's Way to Loughborough, Baxter Gate
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
Centrebus
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from Loughborough, High Street to Derby, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
Kinchbus
Arriva Midlands
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Melton Mowbray, College of Further Education to Haymarket Bus Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
Arriva Midlands
Bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Burton upon Trent, New Street
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£7 - £9
Website
Arriva Midlands
Other operators
Taxi from Melton Mowbray to Burton upon Trent
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
£80 - £95
Handy Cars Taxis
Phone
+44 1664 563 618
Darren's Taxis
Phone
+44 7824 444 883
Website
darrens-taxi.co.uk
Bandana Cab Melton Taxi
Phone
+44 7599 477 952
Website
bandanacab.com

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Melton Mowbray to Burton upon Trent bus services, operated by Arriva Midlands, arrive at Burton upon Trent, New Street station.

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Melton Mowbray to Burton upon Trent train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, arrive at Derby station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melton Mowbray to Burton upon Trent is 38 miles. It takes approximately 49 min to drive from Melton Mowbray to Burton upon Trent.

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