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There are 6 ways to get from Shrewsbury to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 41m

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

£62 - £249

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Bus  •  5h 54m

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

£12 - £15

4 alternative options

Train, line 258 bus  •  4h 37m

  1. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Watford Junction
  3. Take the line 258 bus from Watford Junction station to South Harrow Bus Station 258

£55 - £191

Train, night bus  •  4h 46m

  1. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the night bus from Birmingham, Navigation Street to Heathrow Central Bus Station M15

£26 - £74

Drive  •  2h 38m

  1. Drive from Shrewsbury to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) 159.4 miles

£24 - £35

Train, fly  •  4h 1m

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

£76 - £216

Shrewsbury to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) by train and subway

The journey time between Shrewsbury and London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is around 4h 13m and covers a distance of around 172 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 15m. Operated by London Midland, Transport for Wales, Avanti West Coast and others, the Shrewsbury to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) service departs from Shrewsbury and arrives in Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3. Typically 137 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4h 13m
Fastest journey time:
3h 15m
Services per week:
137
Cheapest price:
£62
Carbon emissions:
14 kg CO2

First and last service

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

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Shrewsbury to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) train and subway schedules

Shrewsbury → London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
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The cheapest way to get from Shrewsbury to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to bus which costs £12 - £16 and takes 5h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Shrewsbury to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to drive which costs £24 - £35 and takes 2h 38m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Shrewsbury to London Heathrow Airport (LHR). However, there are services departing from Shrewsbury and arriving at Heathrow Airport London T2,3 via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 54m.

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No, there is no direct train from Shrewsbury to London Heathrow Airport (LHR). However, there are services departing from Shrewsbury and arriving at Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 via Wolverhampton, Euston Square station and London Paddington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 41m.

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It is 131 miles from Shrewsbury to London Heathrow Airport (LHR). It is approximately 159.4 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Shrewsbury to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) without a car is to train which takes 3h 41m and costs £60 - £250.

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It takes approximately 3h 41m to get from Shrewsbury to London Heathrow Airport (LHR), including transfers.

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Shrewsbury to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Shrewsbury station.

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Shrewsbury to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) train services, operated by London Midland, depart from Shrewsbury station.

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The best way to get from Shrewsbury to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to train which takes 3h 41m and costs £60 - £250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £12 - £16 and takes 5h 54m.

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Map of how to get from Shrewsbury to London Heathrow Airport (LHR).
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  • Distance: 130.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 41m

What companies run services between Shrewsbury, England and London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England?

You can take a train from Shrewsbury to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) via Wolverhampton, London Euston, Euston Square station, Paddington, and London Paddington in around 3h 41m. 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
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
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
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 Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £41
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £41
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Shrewsbury to Wolverhampton
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £29
Website
tfw.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 Wilmslow
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£29 - £45
Website
tfw.wales
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
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
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 Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £130
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £50
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£90 - £130
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Watford Junction station to South Harrow Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
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
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Night bus from Birmingham, Navigation Street to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£10 - £17
Website
Megabus UK

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Shrewsbury to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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Shrewsbury to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at London Euston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shrewsbury to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is 159 miles. It takes approximately 2h 38m to drive from Shrewsbury to London Heathrow Airport (LHR).

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

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