There are 6 ways to get from Shrewsbury to Ashford by train, bus, car or plane

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 Virgin West Coast Trains  •  3 h 45 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 Est

$118 - $222

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Shrewsbury to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
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$30 - $37

4 alternative options

Train Chiltern Railways  •  5 h 38 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

$121 - $205

Drive  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Shrewsbury to Ashford 222.9 miles

$45 - $70

Train, fly to London Heathrow  •  5 h 44 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

$125 - $350

Train, fly to Southend  •  5 h 39 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

$132 - $395

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 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Shrewsbury to Ashford via London Victoria Coach Station, London, Canterbury, and Canterbury, Bus Station in around 7 h 36 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 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
$19 - $28
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $28
First Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
Train from Shrewsbury to Wilmslow
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $120
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
$30 - $45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from London Victoria to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Stratford International to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Ashford(Kent) Int.
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $55
Premier
$60 - $70
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
$70 - $110
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
Greater Anglia
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Shrewsbury to Ashford?

The distance between Shrewsbury and Ashford is 303 km. The road distance is 357 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Shrewsbury to Ashford?

The cheapest way to get from Shrewsbury to Ashford is to bus which costs £21 - £27 and takes 7 h 36 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Shrewsbury to Ashford?

The quickest way to get from Shrewsbury to Ashford is to drive which takes 3 h 43 min and costs £30 - £50.

Is there a direct train between Shrewsbury and Ashford?

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 45 min.

Is there a direct bus between Shrewsbury and Ashford?

No, there is no direct bus from Shrewsbury to Ashford. However, there are services departing from Shrewsbury and arriving at Ashford, Park Street (Charter House) via London and Canterbury, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 36 min.

How long does it take to get from Shrewsbury to Ashford?

It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to get from Shrewsbury to Ashford, including transfers.