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

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Train

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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Shrewsbury to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Basingstoke

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Train, night train

  1. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Hereford
  2. Take the night train from Hereford to Reading

Drive

  1. Drive from Shrewsbury to Hook

Train, fly to Southampton

  1. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Wilmslow
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Southampton (SOU)
  3. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Basingstoke

Train, fly to London Heathrow

  1. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Wilmslow
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Heathrow (LHR)
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading
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The cost-effective way to get from Shrewsbury to Hook is to bus, which costs £15 - £24 and takes 7h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Shrewsbury to Hook is to drive which costs £27 - £40 and takes 2h 52m.

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No, there is no direct train from Shrewsbury to Hook. However, there are services departing from Shrewsbury and arriving at Hook via Birmingham New Street and Basingstoke. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 31m.

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The distance between Shrewsbury and Hook is 125 miles. The road distance is 170.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Shrewsbury to Hook without a car is to train which takes 4h 31m and costs £70 - £240.

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It takes approximately 4h 31m to get from Shrewsbury to Hook, including transfers.

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Shrewsbury to Hook train services, operated by Transport for Wales, depart from Shrewsbury station.

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The best way to get from Shrewsbury to Hook is to train which takes 4h 31m and costs £70 - £240. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £24 and takes 7h 44m.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Southampton Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Shrewsbury to Hook train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Basingstoke station.

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Map of how to get from Shrewsbury to Hook.
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  • Distance: 125.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 31m

What companies run services between Shrewsbury, England and Hook, Hampshire, England?

You can take a train from Shrewsbury to Hook via Birmingham New Street and Basingstoke in around 4h 31m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Shrewsbury to Hook via London Victoria Coach Station, Basingstoke, and Basingstoke in around 7h 44m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £310
Blue Islands Limited
Website
blueislands.com
Flights from Manchester to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£50 - £210
Eastern Airways
Website
easternairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £280
Train operators
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£25 - £40
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Shrewsbury to Hereford
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£29 - £45
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Shrewsbury to Wilmslow
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£29 - £45
Website
tfw.wales
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £19
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single
£15 - £19
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£55 - £170
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£55 - £70
Anytime Day 1st Class
£120 - £170
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£25 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£25 - £30
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £110
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Night train from Hereford to Reading
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£40 - £50
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£40 - £50
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £95
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£14 - £18
Anytime Day 1st Class
£25 - £35
South Western Railway
TfL Rail
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
TfL Rail
Offpeak (Contactless or Oyster)
£9 - £13
Peak (Contactless or Oyster)
£16 - £27
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
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express

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Yes, the driving distance between Shrewsbury to Hook is 171 miles. It takes approximately 2h 52m to drive from Shrewsbury to Hook.

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Blue Islands Limited and Eastern Airways offer flights from Manchester Airport to Southampton Airport.

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