There are 5 ways to get from Stafford to Shrewsbury 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  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Stafford to Wolverhampton
  2. Take the train from Wolverhampton to Shrewsbury

$17 - $75

Cheapest option

Line 5 bus, bus  •  2 h

  1. Take the line 5 bus from Stafford Town Centre, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Telford Town Centre, Bus Station 5
  2. Take the bus from Telford Town Centre, Bus Station to Shrewsbury, St. Julians Friars X4 / ...

$6

3 alternative options

Line 5 bus, line 519 bus  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take the line 5 bus from Stafford Town Centre, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Newport, Bus Interchange (Car Park) 5
  2. Take the line 519 bus from Newport, Bus Interchange (Car Park) to Shrewsbury, Railway Station 519

$6

Taxi  •  46 min

  1. Take a taxi from Stafford to Shrewsbury 34.6 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  46 min

  1. Drive from Stafford to Shrewsbury 34.6 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Stafford to Shrewsbury is to line 5 bus and bus which costs £5 and takes 2 h.

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The quickest way to get from Stafford to Shrewsbury is to taxi which costs £120 - £150 and takes 46 min.

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The distance between Stafford and Shrewsbury is 28 miles. The road distance is 34.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 9 min to get from Stafford to Shrewsbury, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stafford station to Shrewsbury. However, there are services departing from Stafford Town Centre, Railway Station (Rail Station) and arriving at Shrewsbury, St. Julians Friars via Telford Town Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Stafford to Shrewsbury. However, there are services departing from Stafford and arriving at Shrewsbury via Wolverhampton. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 9 min.

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The nearest airport to Shrewsbury is Chester (CEG) Airport which is 33.9 miles away. Other nearby airports include Liverpool (LPL) (43.8 miles), Birmingham (BHX) (46.6 miles), Manchester (MAN) (49.6 miles) and Bristol (BRS) (92 miles).

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Map of how to get from Stafford to Shrewsbury.
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  • Distance: 27.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 9 min

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

You can take a train from Stafford to Shrewsbury via Wolverhampton in around 1 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stafford to Shrewsbury via Telford Town Centre, Bus Station in around 2 h.

Train operators
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Stafford to Wolverhampton
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $9
Train from Wolverhampton to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $16
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Stafford to Wolverhampton
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $20
Train from Wolverhampton to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $35
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Stafford to Wolverhampton
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $11
First Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
Train from Wolverhampton to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $19
First Anytime Day Single
$18 - $27
Bus operators
Arriva Midlands
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Stafford Town Centre, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Telford Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Telford Town Centre, Bus Station to Shrewsbury, St. Julians Friars
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Stafford Town Centre, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Newport, Bus Interchange (Car Park)
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Newport, Bus Interchange (Car Park) to Shrewsbury, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Stafford to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Stoke Link Taxis
Phone
+44 1782 412412
Rushhour Taxi
Phone
+44 7956 195895
Website
rushhourtaxis.co.uk

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