There are 4 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Shrewsbury by train, bus or car

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Crewe
  3. Take the train from Crewe to Shrewsbury

$131 - $200

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Bus  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to London Golders Green National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Golders Green to Shrewsbury National Express

$26 - $36

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Train CrossCountry  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury

$92 - $157

Drive  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Shrewsbury 169 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Shrewsbury is to bus which costs £19 - £28 and takes 6 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Shrewsbury is to drive which costs £27 - £40 and takes 2 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Shrewsbury. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport London and arriving at Shrewsbury via London Golders Green. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Shrewsbury. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport and arriving at Shrewsbury via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 45 min.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Shrewsbury is 140 miles. The road distance is 169 miles.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Shrewsbury without a car is to train which takes 4 h 3 min and costs £95 - £160.

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It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Shrewsbury, including transfers.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Shrewsbury bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Stansted Airport London station.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Shrewsbury train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Stansted Airport station.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Shrewsbury is to train which takes 4 h 3 min and costs £95 - £160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £19 - £28 and takes 6 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Shrewsbury.
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  • Distance: 140.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 3 min

What companies run services between London Stansted Airport (STN), England and Shrewsbury, England?

You can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Shrewsbury via Tottenham Hale, Tottenham Hale Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, London Euston, and Crewe in around 4 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Shrewsbury via London Golders Green in around 6 h 20 min.

Train operators
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$24
First
$39
Business
$36
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
$60 - $90
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
$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
$17 - $27
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $27
First Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
CrossCountry
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 Stansted Airport London to London Golders Green
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Golders Green to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
nationalexpress.com

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) to Shrewsbury is 169 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 47 min to drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Shrewsbury.

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