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There are 5 ways to get from London to Ellesmere by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 17m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Crewe London Euston - Liverpool Lime Street / ...
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Wem Crewe - Shrewsbury / ...

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Bus  •  6h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Victoria Coach Station to Bus Station 409

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Train, line 501 bus  •  4h 15m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
  3. Take the line 501 bus from The Pump House to Watergate Street 501

Train via Birmingham  •  5h 12m

  1. Take the train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Moor Street London Marylebone - Birmingham Moor Street / ...
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury Birmingham International - Aberystwyth / ...

Drive  •  3h 1m

  1. Drive from London Paddington to Ellesmere 172.8 miles

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The cheapest way to get from London to Ellesmere is to bus which costs £26 - £40 and takes 6h 53m.

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The fastest way to get from London to Ellesmere is to drive which takes 3h 1m and costs £40 - £65.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Ellesmere. However, there are services departing from Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Watergate Street via Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 53m.

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The distance between London and Ellesmere is 153 miles. The road distance is 172.8 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Ellesmere without a car is to train which takes 3h 17m and costs £90 - £200.

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It takes approximately 3h 17m to get from London to Ellesmere, including transfers.

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London to Ellesmere bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Victoria Coach Station.

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The best way to get from London to Ellesmere is to train which takes 3h 17m and costs £90 - £200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £26 - £40 and takes 6h 53m.

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London to Ellesmere bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Ellesmere is 173 miles. It takes approximately 3h 1m to drive from London to Ellesmere.

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  • Distance: 152.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 17m

What companies run services between London, England and Ellesmere, Shropshire, England?

You can take a train from London Euston to Ellesmere via Crewe and Wem in around 3h 17m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Victoria Coach Station to Bus Station once daily. Tickets cost £26 - £40 and the journey takes 5h 10m.

Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Phone
00 44 345 528 0253
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£55 - £160
Website
https://www.avantiwestcoast.co.uk/
Anytime Single
£55 - £85
Anytime Single 1st Class
£110 - £160
Train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£40 - £120
Website
https://www.avantiwestcoast.co.uk/
Anytime Single
£40 - £60
Anytime Single 1st Class
£85 - £120
Train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£16 - £70
Website
https://www.avantiwestcoast.co.uk/
Anytime Single
£16 - £22
Anytime Single 1st Class
£45 - £70
West Midlands Railway
Phone
+44 333 311 0039
Email
contact.wmr@wmtrains.co.uk
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from London Euston to Crewe
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
https://www.westmidlandsrailway.co.uk/
Train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
https://www.westmidlandsrailway.co.uk/
Train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
https://www.westmidlandsrailway.co.uk/
Transport for Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Crewe to Wem
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £18
Website
https://tfw.wales/
Schedules at
https://tfw.wales/service-status/timetables
Anytime Standard
£9 - £13
Anytime 1st Class
£12 - £18
Train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £30
Website
https://tfw.wales/
Schedules at
https://tfw.wales/service-status/timetables
Anytime Standard
£15 - £22
Anytime 1st Class
£21 - £30
Bus operators
Keats Coaches of Sheffield
Phone
01709 5579000
Website
keatstravel.co.uk
Bus from The Pump House to Watergate Street
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
http://www.keatstravel.co.uk/
National Express
Phone
08717 81 81 81
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Victoria Coach Station to Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£26 - £40
Website
https://www.nationalexpress.com/en

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