There are 3 ways to get from Stratford-upon-Avon to Ludlow by train, bus 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  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Stratford-upon-Avon to Birmingham Moor Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
  3. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Ludlow

$39 - $82

Cheapest option

Bus, line 42 bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxfam to Redditch, Bus Station (below Kingfisher Shopping Centre) X19
  2. Take the line 42 bus from Redditch, Bus Station (below Kingfisher Shopping Centre) to Kidderminster, Bus Station 42
  3. Take the bus from Kidderminster, Bus Station to Ludlow, Cooperative Store 2L / ...

$25

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Stratford-upon-Avon to Ludlow 55.7 miles

$11 - $18

What companies run services between Stratford-upon-Avon, England and Ludlow, England?

You can take a train from Stratford-upon-Avon to Ludlow via Birmingham Moor Street, Birmingham New Street, and Shrewsbury in around 3 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stratford-upon-Avon to Ludlow via Redditch, Bus Station (below Kingfisher Shopping Centre) and Kidderminster, Bus Station in around 4 h 55 min.

Train operators
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Stratford-upon-Avon to Birmingham Moor Street
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $25
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $28
First Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
Train from Shrewsbury to Ludlow
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $18
First Anytime Day Single
$18 - $28
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Bus operators
Stagecoach Warwickshire
Phone
01604 67 60 60
Email
midlands.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxfam to Redditch, Bus Station (below Kingfisher Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
A & M Group
Phone
(01926) 612487
Email
info@flexi-bus.co.uk
Website
flexi-bus.co.uk
Bus from Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxfam to Redditch, Unicorn Hill (opp Odeon Cinema)
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
flexi-bus.co.uk
Diamond
Phone
0121 322 2222
Email
comments@diamondbuses.com
Website
diamondbuses.com
Bus from Redditch, Bus Station (below Kingfisher Shopping Centre) to Kidderminster, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
diamondbuses.com
Bus from Kidderminster, Bus Station to Ludlow, Cooperative Store
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
diamondbuses.com
R & B Travel
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Kidderminster, Bus Station to Ludlow, Cooperative Store
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Stratford-upon-Avon to Ludlow?

The distance between Stratford-upon-Avon and Ludlow is 72 km. The road distance is 89 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Stratford-upon-Avon to Ludlow?

The cheapest way to get from Stratford-upon-Avon to Ludlow is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1 h 19 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Stratford-upon-Avon to Ludlow?

The quickest way to get from Stratford-upon-Avon to Ludlow is to drive which takes 1 h 19 min and costs £8 - £13.

Is there a direct train between Stratford-upon-Avon and Ludlow?

No, there is no direct train from Stratford-upon-Avon to Ludlow. However, there are services departing from Stratford-upon-Avon and arriving at Ludlow via Birmingham New Street and Shrewsbury. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 14 min.

Is there a direct bus between Stratford-upon-Avon and Ludlow?

No, there is no direct bus from Stratford-upon-Avon to Ludlow. However, there are services departing from Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxfam and arriving at Ludlow, Cooperative Store via Redditch, Bus Station (below Kingfisher Shopping Centre) and Kidderminster, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 55 min.

How long does it take to get from Stratford-upon-Avon to Ludlow?

It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to get from Stratford-upon-Avon to Ludlow, including transfers.