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There are 4 ways to get from Shrewsbury to Stoke-on-Trent by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 35m

  1. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Stoke-on-Trent

£26 - £125

Cheapest option

Line 64 bus, line 164 bus  •  2h 41m

  1. Take the line 64 bus from Shrewsbury, Bus Station to Market Drayton, Bus Station 64
  2. Take the line 164 bus from Market Drayton, Bus Station to Shelton, Station Road - Signal Radio 164

£11 - £14

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  50 min

  1. Take a taxi from Shrewsbury to Stoke-on-Trent 36.6 miles

£75 - £95

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from Shrewsbury to Stoke-on-Trent 36.6 miles

£5 - £8

Shrewsbury to Stoke-on-Trent by train

The train journey time between Shrewsbury and Stoke-on-Trent is around 1h 52m and covers a distance of around 48 miles. The fastest train normally takes 1h 11m. Services are operated by Transport for Wales, London Midland, East Midlands Railways and others. Typically 114 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
1h 52m
Fastest train time:
1h 11m
Trains per week:
114
Cheapest price:
£26
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:13
Last train departs at:
23:35

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Shrewsbury to Stoke-on-Trent train schedules

Shrewsbury → Stoke-on-Trent
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Stoke-on-Trent is 111.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shrewsbury to Stoke-on-Trent is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shrewsbury to Stoke-on-Trent is to taxi which costs £75 - £95 and takes 50 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Shrewsbury station to Stoke-on-Trent station. However, there are services departing from Shrewsbury, Bus Station and arriving at Shelton, Station Road - Signal Radio via Market Drayton, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 41m.

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No, there is no direct train from Shrewsbury to Stoke-on-Trent. However, there are services departing from Shrewsbury and arriving at Stoke-on-Trent via Crewe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 35m.

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The distance between Shrewsbury and Stoke-on-Trent is 31 miles. The road distance is 36.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Shrewsbury to Stoke-on-Trent without a car is to train which takes 1h 35m and costs £26 - £130.

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It takes approximately 1h 35m to get from Shrewsbury to Stoke-on-Trent, including transfers.

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Shrewsbury to Stoke-on-Trent bus services, operated by Arriva Midlands, depart from Shrewsbury, Bus Station.

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Shrewsbury to Stoke-on-Trent train services, operated by Transport for Wales, depart from Shrewsbury station.

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The best way to get from Shrewsbury to Stoke-on-Trent is to train which takes 1h 35m and costs £26 - £130. Alternatively, you can line 64 bus and line 164 bus, which costs £10 - £14 and takes 2h 41m.

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Map of how to get from Shrewsbury to Stoke-on-Trent.
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  • Distance: 31.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 35m

What companies run services between Shrewsbury, England and Stoke-on-Trent, England?

You can take a train from Shrewsbury to Stoke-on-Trent via Crewe in around 1h 35m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Shrewsbury to Stoke-on-Trent via Market Drayton, Bus Station in around 2h 41m.

Train operators
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£4 - £6
Anytime Day Single
£5 - £7
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £14
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£4 - £15
Off-Peak Single
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£9 - £14
Bus operators
Arriva Midlands
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Shrewsbury, Bus Station to Market Drayton, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
Arriva Midlands
Bus from Market Drayton, Bus Station to Shelton, Station Road - Signal Radio
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
Arriva Midlands
Other operators
Taxi from Shrewsbury to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
£75 - £95
Vincent's Windsor Taxis
Phone
+44 1743 367 777
Shrewsbury Taxis
Phone
+44 1743 242 424
Website
shrewsburytaxiservice.co.uk
Shrewsbury Taxi-Now
Phone
+44 1743 81-82-83
Website
shrewsbury-taxis.co.uk
ABC Cars
Phone
+44 1743 545 454
Website
abccars.cab

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Shrewsbury to Stoke-on-Trent bus services, operated by Arriva Midlands, arrive at Shelton, Station Road - Signal Radio.

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Shrewsbury to Stoke-on-Trent train services, operated by London Midland, arrive at Stoke-on-Trent station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shrewsbury to Stoke-on-Trent is 37 miles. It takes approximately 50 min to drive from Shrewsbury to Stoke-on-Trent.

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