40% of the UK’s population live within a two hour drive of East Staffordshire and it’s only 90 minutes by train from London! It’s easily accessible for international visitors too with its proximity to local airports. Railway stations are available at Burton upon Trent and Uttoxeter, while the M1, M6 and M42 motorways are all nearby.
With links to the M1, M6, M6 Toll and M42, East Staffordshire is easily accessible by car. To find car parks in East Staffordshire, click here.
Derby 30 minutes
Birmingham 40 minutes
Nottingham 40 minutes
London 2 hours 30 minutes
Manchester 1 hour 30 minutes
Find electric charge points in East Staffordshire on ZapMap
Car parks in Burton
- Bond Street, DE14 3RZ
- Burton Library, DE14 1AH
- Burton Place, DE14 1BU
- Coopers Square, DE14 1HL
- Fleet Street, DE14 3RZ
- Market Place, DE14 1HA
- Meadowside Leisure Centre, DE14 1LL
- Town Hall, DE14 2EB
Car parks in Uttoxeter
East Staffordshire bus companies
‘The Knot’ bus ticket
The Knot is a commercial multi-operator ticket that can be used on any of the following operators:
This covers around 90% of the Staffordshire Bus network. The ticket will cost £7 for unlimited travel all day on any of the above operator’s buses.
- The Knot map (238 KB)
For more details see here
There are two main rail stations in Burton upon Trent and Uttoxeter, providing fast and frequent access to East Staffordshire. To purchase train tickets, click here.
Travel time by train to Burton-upon-Trent:
London 1 hour 40 minutes
Birmingham 20 minutes
Manchester 1 hour 45 minutes
Liverpool 2 hours 15 minutes
Trains and Rail Network Websites
- Arriva Trains Wales
- Cross Country
- East Midlands Trains
- London North-western Railway
- National Rail
- Network Rail
- Northern Rail
- Virgin Trains
There are two marinas within East Staffordshire
Barton Marina, Barton Turns, Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, DE13
Shonall Marina, Shobnall Road, Burton upon Trent, DE14 2AU
There are three airports within a 1 hour drive with scheduled and charter routes offering worldwide connections. There are plenty of low cost carriers offering value for money.
Travel time from airport to East Staffordshire by car:
East Midlands Airport 40 minutes
Birmingham Airport 50 minutes
Manchester Airport 1 hour 10 minutes
You can discover all that East Staffordshire has to offer by bike.
Plan your journey from town to town/attraction using Staffordshire County Council FREE journey planner here. Where you can also and download your GPX files and route maps.
Or find a National Cycle Route: browse by region, distance and whether the route is traffic-free. Find a route on the National Cycle Network with Sustran here.