There are 5 ways to get from Shrewsbury to Llangollen 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, bus  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Wrexham General
  2. Take the bus from Wrexham, Cobden Road to Llangollen, Parade Street (Museum) 5 / ...

$16 - $25

Cheapest option

Line 70 bus, bus  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the line 70 bus from Shrewsbury, Bus Station (Stand J) to Oswestry, Bear Hotel 70 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Oswestry, Bear Hotel to Wrexham, Cobden Road 2A
  3. Take the bus from Wrexham, Cobden Road to Llangollen, Parade Street (Museum) 5 / ...

$9 - $12

3 alternative options

Train, bus via Wrexham, Bus Station (Wrexham Bus Station)  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Wrexham General
  2. Take the bus from Wrexham, Bus Station (Wrexham Bus Station) to Llangollen, Parade Street (Museum) T3 / ...

$19 - $25

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Shrewsbury to Llangollen 29.9 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Shrewsbury to Llangollen 29.9 miles

$6 - $10

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Shrewsbury station to Llangollen. However, there are services departing from Shrewsbury, Bus Station (Stand J) and arriving at Llangollen, Parade Street (Museum) via Oswestry, Bear Hotel and Wrexham, Cobden Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 40 min.

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The distance between Shrewsbury and Llangollen is 25 miles. The road distance is 29.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Shrewsbury to Llangollen without a car is to train and bus which takes 1 h 26 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 26 min to get from Shrewsbury to Llangollen, including transfers.

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Shrewsbury to Llangollen bus services, operated by Arriva Midlands, arrive at Shrewsbury, Bus Station (Stand J).

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Shrewsbury to Llangollen bus services, operated by Arriva Cymru, arrive at Llangollen, Parade Street (Museum) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shrewsbury to Llangollen is 30 miles. It takes approximately 36 min to drive from Shrewsbury to Llangollen.

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There are 417+ hotels available in Llangollen. Prices start at $83 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Shrewsbury to Llangollen.
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  • Distance: 25.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 26 min

What companies run services between Shrewsbury, England and Llangollen, Wales?

You can take a bus from Shrewsbury to Llangollen via Oswestry, Bear Hotel and Wrexham, Cobden Road in around 2 h 40 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Shrewsbury to Wrexham General
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $20
First Anytime Day Single
$19 - $29
Bus operators
Arriva Cymru
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Wrexham, Cobden Road to Llangollen, Parade Street (Museum)
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Lloyds Coaches
Phone
+44 1654 702100
Email
info@lloydscoaches.com
Website
lloydscoaches.com
Bus from Wrexham, Watery Road Level Crossing to Llangollen, Parade Street (Museum)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
lloydscoaches.com
Bus from Wrexham, Bus Station (Wrexham Bus Station) to Llangollen, Parade Street (Museum)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
lloydscoaches.com
Coastline Taxis
Bus from Wrexham, Bus Station (Wrexham Bus Station) to Llangollen, Parade Street (Museum)
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Arriva Midlands
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Shrewsbury, Bus Station (Stand J) to Oswestry, Bear Hotel
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Oswestry, Bear Hotel to Wrexham, Cobden Road
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Shrewsbury to Llangollen
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170

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