There are 4 ways to get from Nottingham to Shropshire by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 49 min

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

$60 - $109

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Bus  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Nottingham Station Street to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Shrewsbury National Express

$16 - $24

2 alternative options

Bus, line 32 bus, line 164 bus, line 64 bus  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Nottingham, Upper Parliament Street (West End Arcade) to Derby, Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Uttoxeter Town Centre, Bus Station Swi
  3. Take the line 32 bus from Uttoxeter Town Centre, Bus Station to Hanley, Bus Station (arrival stop) 32
  4. Take the line 164 bus from Hanley, Bus Station (stand C) to Market Drayton, Bus Station (Stand A) 164
  5. Take the line 64 bus from Market Drayton, Bus Station (Stand A) to Shrewsbury, Bus Station (Stand S) 64
  6. Take the bus from Shrewsbury, Bus Station (Stand E) to Bayston Hill, Sharpstones Lane Jct (Sharpstones Lane Junction) 27 / ...

$24 - $25

Drive  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Nottingham to Shropshire 85 miles

$18 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from Nottingham to Shropshire is to drive which costs £13 - £21 and takes 1 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nottingham to Shropshire is to drive which costs £13 - £21 and takes 1 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nottingham station to Shropshire. However, there are services departing from Nottingham Station Street and arriving at Shrewsbury via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 40 min.

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The distance between Nottingham and Shropshire is 70 miles. The road distance is 85 miles.

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The best way to get from Nottingham to Shropshire without a car is to train which takes 2 h 49 min and costs £45 - £85.

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It takes approximately 2 h 49 min to get from Nottingham to Shropshire, including transfers.

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Nottingham to Shropshire bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Nottingham Station Street.

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The best way to get from Nottingham to Shropshire is to train which takes 2 h 49 min and costs £45 - £85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £12 - £18 and takes 3 h 40 min.

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Nottingham to Shropshire bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Shrewsbury station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nottingham to Shropshire is 85 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 32 min to drive from Nottingham to Shropshire.

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  • Distance: 70.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 49 min

What companies run services between Nottingham, England and Shropshire, England?

You can take a train from Nottingham to Shropshire via Birmingham New Street, Shrewsbury, and Shrewsbury, Railway Station in around 2 h 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nottingham to Shropshire via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth in around 3 h 40 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
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
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
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
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 Nottingham Station Street to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Trent Barton
Phone
01773 712265
Email
talk@trentbarton.co.uk
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Nottingham, Upper Parliament Street (West End Arcade) to Derby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Uttoxeter Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
First in The Potteries
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Uttoxeter Town Centre, Bus Station to Hanley, Bus Station (arrival stop)
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
firstgroup.com
Arriva Midlands
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Hanley, Bus Station (stand C) to Market Drayton, Bus Station (Stand A)
Ave. Duration
54 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
Bus from Shrewsbury, Bus Station (Stand E) to Bayston Hill, Sharpstones Lane Jct (Sharpstones Lane Junction)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Minsterley Motors
Phone
01743 791208
Email
hayley@minsterleymotors.co.uk
Website
minsterleymotors.com
Bus from Shrewsbury, Bus Station (Stand N) to Bayston Hill, Sharpstones Lane Jct (Sharpstones Lane Junction)
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
minsterleymotors.com

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