There are 6 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Shrewsbury by train, bus, 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 Virgin West Coast Trains  •  3 h 50 min

$135 - $211

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 50 min

  1. National Express / ...
  2. National Express

$46 - $65

4 alternative options

Train Chiltern Railways  •  4 h 25 min

$107 - $184

Train CrossCountry  •  4 h 31 min

$101 - $181

Drive  •  3 h 15 min

  1. 197.5 miles

$40 - $65

Train, fly  •  5 h 47 min

  1. LHR - MAN

$141 - $369

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Shrewsbury, England?

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Shrewsbury via London Victoria, Victoria Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, London Euston, and Crewe in around 3 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Shrewsbury via Birmingham in around 6 h 50 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$95 - $150
Train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
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 - $21
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
First Anytime Day Single
$21 - $35
Train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $27
First Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
Train from Wilmslow to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Moor Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport London to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Shrewsbury is 248 km. The road distance is 316 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Shrewsbury is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3 h 15 min.

The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Shrewsbury is to drive which takes 3 h 15 min and costs £30 - £50.

No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Shrewsbury. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Shrewsbury via Reading and Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 31 min.

No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Shrewsbury. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London and arriving at Shrewsbury via Birmingham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 50 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Shrewsbury, including transfers.