There are 6 ways to get from Dublin to Shrewsbury by car ferry, car, train, bus and ferry, bus or plane

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

Car ferry, drive  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Drive from Holyhead to Shrewsbury

$66 - $83

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, bus  •  11 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham to Shrewsbury National Express

$30 - $39

4 alternative options

Car ferry, train  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Shrewsbury

$90 - $123

Fly to Birmingham, train  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Birmingham (BHX) DUB - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to Shrewsbury

$49 - $208

Fly to Manchester, train  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Manchester (MAN) DUB - MAN
  2. Take the train from Wilmslow to Shrewsbury

$51 - $181

Fly to Liverpool, train  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Liverpool (LPL) DUB - LPL
  2. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Crewe
  3. Take the train from Crewe to Shrewsbury

$55 - $265

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Shrewsbury, England?

There is no direct connection from Dublin to Shrewsbury. However, you can take the car ferry to Holyhead then take the drive to Shrewsbury. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Dublin to Shrewsbury via Holyhead and Holyhead in around 6 h 57 min.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $230
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $220
Flights from Dublin to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $250
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
First Anytime Day Single
$80 - $130
Train from Birmingham International to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from Wilmslow to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from Crewe to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $22
First Anytime Day Single
$21 - $35
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham International to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$39 - $44
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$39 - $44
car
$119
Passenger
$42

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Dublin and Shrewsbury is 244 km.

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Shrewsbury is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 25€ - 35€ and takes 11 h 15 min.

The quickest way to get from Dublin to Shrewsbury is to fly and train which takes 4 h 7 min and costs 40€ - 180€.

No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Shrewsbury. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at Shrewsbury via Birmingham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 15 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 27 min to get from Dublin to Shrewsbury, including transfers.