There are 7 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Shrewsbury by train, bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Shrewsbury

$131 - $200

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Shrewsbury National Express

$45 - $55

5 alternative options

Line 724 bus, train  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the line 724 bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Watford Junction Railway Station 724
  2. Take the train from Watford Junction to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury

$78 - $142

Bus, train  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H5)
  2. Take the train from Oxford to Wolverhampton
  3. Take the train from Wolverhampton to Shrewsbury

$70 - $135

Drive  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Shrewsbury 159.2 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Manchester, train  •  4 h 1 min

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

$86 - $279

Fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Shrewsbury

$102 - $244

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Shrewsbury is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 2 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Shrewsbury is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 2 h 38 min.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Shrewsbury is 131 miles. The road distance is 159.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Shrewsbury, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Shrewsbury. However, there are services departing from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 and arriving at Shrewsbury via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 20 min.

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The nearest airport to Shrewsbury is Chester (CEG) Airport which is 33.9 miles away. Other nearby airports include Liverpool (LPL) (43.8 miles), Birmingham (BHX) (46.6 miles), Manchester (MAN) (49.6 miles) and Bristol (BRS) (92 miles).

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Shrewsbury.
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  • Distance: 130.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 42 min

What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and Shrewsbury, England?

You can take a train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Shrewsbury via London Paddington, Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, Euston Square Underground Station, London Euston, and Crewe in around 3 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Shrewsbury via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth in around 5 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
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $140
Train from Watford Junction to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $90
Train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $45
Train from Wolverhampton to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $35
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $20
First Anytime Day Single
$20 - $30
Train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $26
First Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Train from Wolverhampton to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $19
First Anytime Day Single
$18 - $27
Train from Wilmslow to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
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 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
Train from Wolverhampton to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $16
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $13
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Bus operators
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Watford Junction Railway Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H5)
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
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 London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com

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