How to travel from Birmingham to Shrewsbury

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from Birmingham to Shrewsbury

You can get from Birmingham to Shrewsbury by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Birmingham to Shrewsbury on Oct 04 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:25AMBirmingham New Street1h00 09:25AMShrewsbury
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08:25AMBirmingham New Street1h00 09:25AMShrewsbury
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09:25AMBirmingham New Street0h56 10:21AMShrewsbury
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08:34AMBirmingham New Street1h04 09:38AMShrewsbury
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09:00AMBirmingham New Street1h10 10:10AMShrewsbury
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Travel Information from Birmingham to Shrewsbury

distanceDistance38 miles (62 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$10 - $13
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $10 (€10) • 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $10 (€10) • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Transport for Wales

Travel 38 miles (62 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train to Shrewsbury from Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $10 (€10). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express or Transport for Wales among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Birmingham to Shrewsbury.

Travel Tips: Travel from Birmingham to Shrewsbury

Travel Tips: Travel to Shrewsbury easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Birmingham to Shrewsbury.
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There are 4 ways to get from Birmingham to Shrewsbury: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Shrewsbury from Birmingham is by taking a train with an average price of $10 (€10).

This is compared to other travel options to Shrewsbury:

Taking a train is about $3 (€3) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $13 (€13) for this route.

The fastest way to get to Shrewsbury from Birmingham is by train with an average travel time of 55 min.

Other travel options to Shrewsbury can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Shrewsbury by bus can take on average 1 h 20 min.

You should expect to travel around 38 miles (62 km) between Birmingham and Shrewsbury.

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Shrewsbury is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • 37 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Birmingham and Shrewsbury as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Birmingham to Shrewsbury:

  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Birmingham to Shrewsbury depart from Birmingham, Coach Station to Shrewsbury.
  • Most travelers take a train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Birmingham to Shrewsbury:

  • You can travel from Birmingham to Shrewsbury by bus with National Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $13 (€13) with National Express from Birmingham to Shrewsbury.
  • You can travel between Birmingham and Shrewsbury by train with Transport for Wales. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $10 (€10) with Transport for Wales from Birmingham to Shrewsbury.

Yes, there are direct routes from Birmingham to Shrewsbury with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 1 direct bus per day to Shrewsbury with National Express.

Direct services to Shrewsbury tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

Your trip from Birmingham to Shrewsbury doesn't have to end in Shrewsbury. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Wolverhampton. If you’d like to add London, Manchester or Wolverhampton to your Birmingham to Shrewsbury tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Shrewsbury today!

Before traveling from Birmingham to Shrewsbury, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $13 (€13) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $10 (€10) one way.

But we recommend booking Birmingham to Shrewsbury tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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