There are 5 ways to get from Worcester to Shrewsbury by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train via Birmingham New Street  •  2 h

  1. Take the train from Worcester Foregate Street to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury

$28 - $59

Cheapest option

Bus, line 436 bus  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Crowngate Bus Station to Kidderminster, Bus Station 303 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kidderminster, Bus Station to High Town, Sainsbury's 125 / ...
  3. Take the line 436 bus from High Town, Sainsbury's to Shrewsbury, The Square 436

$9 - $15

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Worcester Foregate Street to Hereford
  2. Take the train from Hereford to Shrewsbury

$32 - $63

Bus, train  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Crowngate Bus Station to Birmingham, Smallbrook Queensway 144
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury

$27 - $55

Drive  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Worcester to Shrewsbury 50.1 miles

$10 - $16

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Worcester station to Shrewsbury. However, there are services departing from Crowngate Bus Station and arriving at Shrewsbury, The Square via Kidderminster, Bus Station and High Town, Sainsbury's. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Worcester to Shrewsbury. However, there are services departing from Worcester Foregate Street and arriving at Shrewsbury via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h.

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The distance between Worcester and Shrewsbury is 43 miles. The road distance is 50.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Worcester to Shrewsbury without a car is to train which takes 2 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h to get from Worcester to Shrewsbury, including transfers.

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Worcester to Shrewsbury bus services, operated by Diamond, arrive at Crowngate Bus Station.

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Worcester to Shrewsbury train services, operated by West Midlands, depart from Worcester Foregate Street station.

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The best way to get from Worcester to Shrewsbury is to train which takes 2 h and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 436 bus, which costs and takes 3 h 34 min.

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Worcester to Shrewsbury bus services, operated by Arriva Midlands, arrive at Shrewsbury, The Square station.

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Worcester to Shrewsbury train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Shrewsbury station.

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Map of how to get from Worcester to Shrewsbury.
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  • Distance: 42.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h

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

You can take a train from Worcester to Shrewsbury via Birmingham New Street in around 2 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Worcester to Shrewsbury via Kidderminster, Bus Station and High Town, Sainsbury's in around 3 h 34 min.

Train operators
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Worcester Foregate Street to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
42 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
$17 - $24
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Train from Worcester Foregate Street to Hereford
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $16
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
$17 - $27
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $27
First Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
Train from Hereford to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
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
$28 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $45
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Worcester Foregate Street to Hereford
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $28
Bus operators
First Worcestershire
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Crowngate Bus Station to Birmingham, Smallbrook Queensway
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Website
firstgroup.com
Diamond
Phone
0121 322 2222
Email
comments@diamondbuses.com
Website
diamondbuses.com
Bus from Crowngate Bus Station to Kidderminster, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
diamondbuses.com
Bus from Kidderminster, Bus Station to High Town, Sainsbury's
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
diamondbuses.com
Coniston Coaches
Phone
+44 1562 823329
Email
conistoncoaches31@hotmail.co.uk
Website
conistoncoaches.co.uk
Bus from Crowngate Bus Station to Kidderminster, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
conistoncoaches.co.uk
Arriva Midlands
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Kidderminster, Bus Station to High Town, Sainsbury's
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from High Town, Sainsbury's to Shrewsbury, The Square
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Worcester to Shrewsbury is 50 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 12 min to drive from Worcester to Shrewsbury.

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