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

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Train  •  2h 35m

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

£56 - £207

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Bus  •  4h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Shrewsbury to London Victoria Coach Station National Express

£8 - £11

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Train via Wolverhampton  •  3h 6m

  1. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Wolverhampton
  2. Take the train from Wolverhampton to London Euston

£56 - £211

Train via Paddington station  •  3h 46m

  1. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham Moor Street to London Marylebone

£68 - £135

Drive  •  2h 44m

  1. Drive from Shrewsbury to London Paddington 159.1 miles

£24 - £35

Train, fly  •  4h 24m

  1. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Wilmslow
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Heathrow (LHR) MAN - LHR

£80 - £251

Shrewsbury to London by train

The train journey time between Shrewsbury and London is around 3h 6m and covers a distance of around 155 miles. The fastest train normally takes 2h 29m. Operated by Transport for Wales, London Midland and Avanti West Coast, the Shrewsbury to London train service departs from Shrewsbury and arrives in London Euston. Typically 222 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
3h 6m
Fastest train time:
2h 29m
Trains per week:
222
Cheapest price:
£56
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:18
Last train departs at:
22:47

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Shrewsbury to London train schedules

Shrewsbury → London
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The cheapest way to get from Shrewsbury to London is to bus which costs £8 - £11 and takes 4h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Shrewsbury to London is to train which costs £55 - £210 and takes 2h 35m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Shrewsbury and arriving at London Victoria Coach Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Shrewsbury to London. However, there are services departing from Shrewsbury and arriving at London Euston via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 35m.

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The distance between Shrewsbury and London is 140 miles. The road distance is 159.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Shrewsbury to London without a car is to train which takes 2h 35m and costs £55 - £210.

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It takes approximately 2h 35m to get from Shrewsbury to London, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Shrewsbury to London is to train which takes 2h 35m and costs £55 - £210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £8 - £11 and takes 4h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Shrewsbury to London.
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  • Distance: 139.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 35m

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

You can take a train from Shrewsbury to London Euston via Birmingham New Street in around 2h 35m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Shrewsbury to London Victoria Coach Station once daily. Tickets cost £8 - £11 and the journey takes 4h 45m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £240
Train operators
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£25 - £40
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Shrewsbury to Wolverhampton
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £29
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 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £19
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single
£15 - £19
Train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£42 - £48
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single
£42 - £48
Train from Shrewsbury to Wolverhampton
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £13
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £13
Train from Wolverhampton to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£45 - £55
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£8 - £13
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £55
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£16 - £60
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£16 - £21
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£40 - £60
Train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £150
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£110 - £150
Train from Shrewsbury to Wolverhampton
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£11 - £45
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£30 - £45
Train from Wolverhampton to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £170
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £65
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£120 - £170
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

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Shrewsbury to London bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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Shrewsbury to London train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at London Euston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shrewsbury to London is 159 miles. It takes approximately 2h 44m to drive from Shrewsbury to London.

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