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Visitor Information

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.

By Car
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

By train

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 

By air

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