There are 4 ways to get from Newcastle-under-Lyme to Shrewsbury by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 53 min

$19 - $41

Cheapest option

Line 164 bus, line 64 bus  •  2 h 10 min

  1. 164
  2. 64

$6

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  46 min

  1. 33.2 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  46 min

  1. 33.2 miles

$7 - $11

What companies run services between Newcastle-under-Lyme, England and Shrewsbury, England?

You can take a train from Newcastle-under-Lyme to Shrewsbury via Crewe in around 1 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newcastle-under-Lyme to Shrewsbury via Market Drayton, Bus Station (Stand A) in around 2 h 10 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Stoke-on-Trent to Crewe
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$3 - $5
Off-Peak Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Single
$10 - $15
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Stoke-on-Trent to Crewe
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $21
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
First Anytime Day Single
$21 - $35
Bus operators
Arriva Midlands
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Westlands, No. 60 (Dartmouth Avenue) to Market Drayton, Bus Station (Stand A)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Market Drayton, Bus Station (Stand A) to Shrewsbury, Bus Station (Stand S)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Newcastle-under-Lyme to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Stoke Link Taxis
Phone
+44 1782 412412
Rushhour Taxi
Phone
+44 7956 195895
Website
rushhourtaxis.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Newcastle-under-Lyme and Shrewsbury is 47 km. The road distance is 53 km.

The cheapest way to get from Newcastle-under-Lyme to Shrewsbury is to line 164 bus and line 64 bus which costs £5 and takes 2 h 10 min.

The quickest way to get from Newcastle-under-Lyme to Shrewsbury is to taxi which takes 46 min and costs £110 - £150.

No, there is no direct train from Newcastle-under-Lyme to Shrewsbury. However, there are services departing from Stoke-on-Trent and arriving at Shrewsbury via Crewe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 53 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Newcastle-under-Lyme to Shrewsbury. However, there are services departing from Westlands, No. 60 (Dartmouth Avenue) and arriving at Shrewsbury, Bus Station (Stand S) via Market Drayton, Bus Station (Stand A). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 10 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 53 min to get from Newcastle-under-Lyme to Shrewsbury, including transfers.