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There are 5 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Craven Arms by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Newport  •  3h 43m

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Craven Arms

£76 - £113

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Train  •  4h 22m

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Hereford
  2. Take the train from Hereford to Craven Arms

£74 - £95

3 alternative options

Train, line 435 bus  •  5h 54m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Shrewsbury
  2. Take the line 435 bus from Shrewsbury, Bus Station to Craven Arms, Royal Mail Offices 435

Drive  •  2h 55m

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Craven Arms 155.1 miles

£23 - £35

Fly, train  •  5h 27m

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

£86 - £262

London Paddington Station to Craven Arms by train

The train journey time between London Paddington Station and Craven Arms is around 3h 43m and covers a distance of around 208 miles. The fastest train normally takes 3h 2m. Operated by First Great Western Service, Great Northern and Transport for Wales, the London Paddington Station to Craven Arms train service departs from London Paddington and arrives in Craven Arms. Typically 90 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
3h 43m
Fastest train time:
3h 2m
Trains per week:
90
Cheapest price:
£76
Carbon emissions:
17 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:23
Last train departs at:
22:48

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Paddington Station to Craven Arms train schedules

London Paddington Station → Craven Arms
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The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Craven Arms is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 2h 55m.

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The fastest way to get from London Paddington Station to Craven Arms is to drive. Taking this option will cost £23 - £35 and takes 2h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Paddington Station to Craven Arms. However, there are services departing from London Paddington and arriving at Craven Arms via Newport (S Wales). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 43m.

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The distance between London Paddington Station and Craven Arms is 131 miles. The road distance is 155.1 miles.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Craven Arms without a car is to train via Newport which takes 3h 43m and costs £75 - £120.

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It takes approximately 3h 43m to get from London Paddington Station to Craven Arms, including transfers.

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London Paddington Station to Craven Arms train services, operated by First Great Western Service, depart from London Paddington station.

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

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London Paddington Station to Craven Arms train services, operated by Transport for Wales, arrive at Craven Arms station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Paddington Station to Craven Arms is 155 miles. It takes approximately 2h 55m to drive from London Paddington Station to Craven Arms.

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  • Distance: 130.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 43m

What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and Craven Arms, England?

You can take a train from London Paddington Station to Craven Arms via Newport (S Wales) in around 3h 43m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £240
Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £60
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£45 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£80 - £110
Train from London Paddington to Hereford
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£50 - £65
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£50 - £65
Anytime Day 1st Class
£90 - £130
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Craven Arms
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Hereford to Craven Arms
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £30
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Wilmslow to Craven Arms
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
tfw.wales
Bus operators
Minsterley Motors
Phone
01743 791208
Email
hayley@minsterleymotors.co.uk
Website
minsterleymotors.com
Bus from Shrewsbury, Bus Station to Craven Arms, Royal Mail Offices
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Minsterley Motors

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