There are 6 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Shrewsbury by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Crewe
  3. Take the train from Crewe to Shrewsbury

$121 - $210

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Bus  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Shrewsbury National Express

$28 - $34

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Train CrossCountry  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury

$95 - $180

Train via Birmingham New Street  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Leighton Buzzard
  2. Take the train from Leighton Buzzard to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury

$85 - $151

Drive  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Shrewsbury 197.5 miles

$40 - $65

Train, fly  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  3. Take the train from Wilmslow to Shrewsbury

$132 - $367

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The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Shrewsbury is to bus which costs £21 - £27 and takes 7 h 20 min.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Shrewsbury. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London South and arriving at Shrewsbury via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 20 min.

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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 48 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Shrewsbury is 155 miles. The road distance is 197.5 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Shrewsbury without a car is to train which takes 3 h 53 min and costs £90 - £170.

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It takes approximately 3 h 53 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Shrewsbury, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Shrewsbury bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Gatwick Airport London South station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Shrewsbury train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Gatwick Airport station.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Shrewsbury is to train which takes 3 h 53 min and costs £90 - £170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £21 - £27 and takes 7 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Shrewsbury.
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  • Distance: 154.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 53 min

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 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Shrewsbury via London Victoria Coach Station in around 7 h 20 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
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Clapham Junction to Leighton Buzzard
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $150
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $150
Train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $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
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $21
First Anytime Day Single
$21 - $35
Train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $27
First Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
Train from Wilmslow to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 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
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 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Train from Leighton Buzzard to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport London South to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
nationalexpress.com

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Shrewsbury bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Shrewsbury station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Shrewsbury train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Shrewsbury station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Shrewsbury is 197 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 15 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Shrewsbury.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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