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There are 8 ways to get from Shrewsbury to Rye by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Birmingham  •  4h 48m

  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

£88 - £272

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Bus, train  •  7h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Shrewsbury to London Marble Arch National Express
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Ashford International

£42 - £76

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Train  •  4h 50m

  1. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to London Euston
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Ashford International

£108 - £304

Train #2  •  6h 34m

  1. Take the train from Shrewsbury to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Hastings

£88 - £278

Drive  •  4h 4m

  1. Drive from Shrewsbury to Rye 236.7 miles

£35 - £55

Train to Manchester, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  6h 37m

  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

£114 - £298

Train to Manchester, fly to London Gatwick, train  •  7h 8m

  1. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Wilmslow
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Gatwick (LGW) MAN - LGW
  3. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Eastbourne
  4. Take the train from Eastbourne to Rye

£71 - £195

Train, train to Liverpool, fly to London Gatwick  •  9h 19m

  1. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Liverpool South Parkway
  3. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to London Gatwick (LGW) LPL - LGW
  4. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Eastbourne
  5. Take the train from Eastbourne to Rye

£73 - £245

Shrewsbury to Rye by train and walk

The journey time between Shrewsbury and Rye is around 5h 12m and covers a distance of around 228 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 55m. Services are operated by Transport for Wales, London Midland, Avanti West Coast and others. Typically 117 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
5h 12m
Fastest journey time:
3h 55m
Journey distance:
228 miles
Services per week:
117
Cheapest price:
£88
Carbon emissions:
19 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 Rye train and walk schedules

Departing Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Shrewsbury → Rye
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The cheapest way to get from Shrewsbury to Rye is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 4h 4m.

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The fastest way to get from Shrewsbury to Rye is to drive which takes 4h 4m and costs £35 - £55.

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No, there is no direct train from Shrewsbury to Rye. However, there are services departing from Shrewsbury and arriving at Rye via Birmingham New Street, St Pancras International and Ashford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 48m.

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The distance between Shrewsbury and Rye is 193 miles. The road distance is 236.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Shrewsbury to Rye without a car is to train via Birmingham which takes 4h 48m and costs £85 - £280.

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It takes approximately 4h 48m to get from Shrewsbury to Rye, including transfers.

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

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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 Rye train services, operated by South Eastern Trains Service, arrive at Ashford International station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shrewsbury to Rye is 237 miles. It takes approximately 4h 4m to drive from Shrewsbury to Rye.

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Map of how to get from Shrewsbury to Rye.
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  • Distance: 193.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 48m

What companies run services between Shrewsbury, England and Rye, East Sussex, England?

You can take a train from Shrewsbury to Rye via Birmingham New Street, London Euston, St Pancras International, and Ashford International in around 4h 48m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £300
Flights from Manchester to London Gatwick via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £300
Flights from Liverpool to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £270
Flights from Liverpool to London Gatwick via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£100 - £270
Flights from Liverpool to London Gatwick via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£100 - £270
Flights from Liverpool to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£100 - £270
Flights from Liverpool to London Gatwick via Alicante
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£100 - £270
Flights from Liverpool to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove), Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£100 - £270
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £290
Flights from Manchester to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £380
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Liverpool to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£19 - £140
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 Crewe
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£21 - £30
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 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £19
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single
£16 - £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 Crewe to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£55 - £70
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£10 - £14
Anytime Day Single
£55 - £70
Train from Crewe to Liverpool South Parkway
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £14
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
6 times a week
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 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £150
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£110 - £150
Train from Crewe to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£55 - £210
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£55 - £80
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£150 - £210
Train from Shrewsbury to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£55 - £200
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£55 - £80
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£150 - £200
Southern Service
Phone
+44 3451 27 29 20
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Victoria to Hastings
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£23 - £70
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£23 - £35
Anytime 1st Class
£50 - £70
Train from Gatwick Airport to Eastbourne
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £35
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£12 - £17
Anytime 1st Class
£24 - £35
Train from Eastbourne to Rye
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £24
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£9 - £13
Anytime 1st Class
£17 - £24
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 Marble Arch
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
National Express

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