There are 11 ways to get from Glasgow to Shrewsbury by train, bus, night train, car 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

Train  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Shrewsbury

$165 - $254

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Manchester Airport National Express
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Shrewsbury, Bus Station (Stand S) 5 / ...

$52 - $60

9 alternative options

Night train, train  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the night train from Glasgow Central to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Shrewsbury

$124 - $177

Drive  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Shrewsbury 270.7 miles

$55 - $85

Fly Glasgow to Birmingham, train  •  4 h 36 min

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

$71 - $224

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Birmingham, train  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow, Central College of Commerce (North Frederick Street) to Edinburgh Airport, Stance C (Airport)
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Birmingham (BHX) EDI - BHX
  3. Take the train from Birmingham International to Shrewsbury

$78 - $250

Fly Glasgow to Manchester, train  •  5 h 12 min

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

$78 - $317

Fly Glasgow to East Midlands, train  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to East Midlands (EMA) GLA - EMA
  2. Take the train from Derby to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury

$100 - $294

Fly Glasgow to Bristol, train  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Bristol (BRS) GLA - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
  3. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Shrewsbury

$104 - $254

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow, Central College of Commerce (North Frederick Street) to Edinburgh Airport, Stance C (Airport)
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Manchester (MAN) EDI - MAN
  3. Take the train from Wilmslow to Shrewsbury

$75 - $223

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to East Midlands, train  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow, Central College of Commerce (North Frederick Street) to Edinburgh Airport, Stance C (Airport)
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to East Midlands (EMA) EDI - EMA
  3. Take the train from Derby to Birmingham New Street
  4. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury

$107 - $300

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Shrewsbury, England?

You can take a train from Glasgow to Shrewsbury via Crewe in around 4 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Shrewsbury via Manchester Airport and Manchester Airport The Station in around 8 h 10 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Glasgow to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Glasgow to East Midlands via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Edinburgh to East Midlands via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Crewe
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$95 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$150 - $240
Train from Birmingham International to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $22
First Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $45
First Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
Train from Birmingham International to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from Wilmslow to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $29
First Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
First Anytime Day Single
$65 - $95
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Night train from Glasgow Central to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Day Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$95 - $140
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $25
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $28
Bus operators
easyBus
Bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Shrewsbury, Bus Station (Stand S)
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow, Central College of Commerce (North Frederick Street) to Edinburgh Airport, Stance C (Airport)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Glasgow to Shrewsbury?

The distance between Glasgow and Shrewsbury is 364 km. The road distance is 433 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Shrewsbury?

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Shrewsbury is to bus which costs £35 - £45 and takes 8 h 10 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Glasgow to Shrewsbury?

The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Shrewsbury is to train which takes 4 h 26 min and costs £110 - £190.

Is there a direct train between Glasgow and Shrewsbury?

No, there is no direct train from Glasgow to Shrewsbury. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Shrewsbury via Crewe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 26 min.

Is there a direct bus between Glasgow and Shrewsbury?

No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Shrewsbury. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Shrewsbury, Bus Station (Stand S) via Manchester Airport The Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 10 min.

How long does it take to get from Glasgow to Shrewsbury?

It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to get from Glasgow to Shrewsbury, including transfers.