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There are 4 ways to get from Melton Mowbray to Burton upon Trent by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 26m

  1. Take the train from Melton Mowbray to Derby

£37 - £116

3 alternative options

Train via Leicester  •  1h 39m

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

£45 - £204

Taxi  •  49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melton Mowbray to Burton upon Trent 38.1 miles

£80 - £95

Drive  •  49 min

  1. Drive from Melton Mowbray to Burton upon Trent 38.1 miles

£5 - £9

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The cheapest way to get from Melton Mowbray to Burton upon Trent is to drive which costs £5 - £9 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 train from Melton Mowbray to Burton upon Trent. However, there are services departing from Melton Mowbray and arriving at Burton-on-Trent via 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 38.1 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 £35 - £120.

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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 train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, depart from Melton Mowbray 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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  • Distance: 31.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 26m

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

East Midlands Railways operates a train from Melton Mowbray to Derby 5 times a week. Tickets cost £18 - £26 and the journey takes 53 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Melton Mowbray to Derby
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£18 - £26
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£8 - £21
Off-Peak Single
£13 - £20
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£18 - £26
Train from Melton Mowbray to Leicester
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£9 - £14
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£4 - £16
Off-Peak Single
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£9 - £14
Train from Leicester to Derby
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £20
Off-Peak Single
£12 - £17
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£16 - £23
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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