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There are 7 ways to get from Shrewsbury to Ashford by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Birmingham New Street  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Ashford International

$90 - $194

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Bus  •  8 h

  1. Take the bus from Shrewsbury to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Ashford, Kent National Express / ...

$25 - $34

5 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to London Euston
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Ashford International

$102 - $210

Train Chiltern Railways  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham Moor Street to London Marylebone
  3. Take the train from London Victoria to Ashford International

$114 - $192

Drive  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Shrewsbury to Ashford 222.9 miles

$45 - $70

Train, fly to London Heathrow  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Wilmslow
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Heathrow (LHR) MAN - LHR
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Ashford International

$120 - $331

Train, fly to Southend  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Wilmslow
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Southend (SEN) MAN - SEN
  3. Take the train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
  4. Take the train from Stratford International to Ashford International

$125 - $390

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The cheapest way to get from Shrewsbury to Ashford is to bus which costs £19 - £26 and takes 8 h.

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The quickest way to get from Shrewsbury to Ashford is to train which costs £65 - £150 and takes 3 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Shrewsbury to Ashford. However, there are services departing from Shrewsbury and arriving at Ashford, Kent via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Shrewsbury to Ashford. However, there are services departing from Shrewsbury and arriving at Ashford International via Birmingham New Street and St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 38 min.

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The distance between Shrewsbury and Ashford is 190 miles. The road distance is 222.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Shrewsbury to Ashford without a car is to train which takes 3 h 38 min and costs £65 - £150.

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It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to get from Shrewsbury to Ashford, including transfers.

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Shrewsbury to Ashford bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Shrewsbury station.

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Shrewsbury to Ashford train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Shrewsbury station.

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The best way to get from Shrewsbury to Ashford is to train which takes 3 h 38 min and costs £65 - £150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £19 - £26 and takes 8 h.

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Map of how to get from Shrewsbury to Ashford.
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  • Distance: 189.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 38 min

What companies run services between Shrewsbury, England and Ashford, England?

You can take a train from Shrewsbury to Ashford via Birmingham New Street, London Euston, and St Pancras International in around 3 h 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Shrewsbury to Ashford via London Victoria Coach Station in around 8 h.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $27
First Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
Train from Shrewsbury to Crewe
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $21
First Anytime Day Single
$21 - $35
Train from Shrewsbury to Wilmslow
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $24
Train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Train from Crewe to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $90
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $45
Train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $110
Train from Crewe to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $150
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $150
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from St Pancras International to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Train from London Victoria to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
Train from Stratford International to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Birmingham Moor Street to London Marylebone
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Greater Anglia
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 Shrewsbury to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Ashford, Kent
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Shrewsbury to Ashford bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Ashford, Kent station.

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Shrewsbury to Ashford train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Ashford International station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shrewsbury to Ashford is 223 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 43 min to drive from Shrewsbury to Ashford.

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British Airways offers flights from Manchester Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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