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from Birmingham to Shrewsbury

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

Our recommendation

To get from Birmingham to Shrewsbury on Oct 28 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

04:50PMBirmingham, Coach Station1h40 06:30PMShrewsbury, Raven Meadows
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04:50PMBirmingham, Coach Station1h40 06:30PMShrewsbury, Raven Meadows
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Oct 27
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$15National Express
Oct 28
$10Arriva Trains Wales
$15National Express
Oct 29
$8Arriva Trains Wales
$15National Express
Oct 30
$21Arriva Trains Wales
$15National Express
Oct 31
$25West Midlands Railway
$15National Express

Travel Information to Shrewsbury from Birmingham

distanceDistance38 miles (62 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$8 - $15
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $8 (€7) • 56 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $8 (€7) • 56 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Arriva Trains Wales

Travel 38 miles (62 km) by bus or train from Birmingham to Shrewsbury. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 56 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $8 (€7). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or Arriva Trains Wales among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Birmingham to Shrewsbury.

Travel Tips

Travel from Birmingham to Shrewsbury
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.
What are the ways to get from Birmingham to Shrewsbury?

There are 2 travel options from Birmingham to Shrewsbury: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Birmingham and Shrewsbury?

The cheapest way to travel from Birmingham to Shrewsbury is by taking a train with an average price of $8 (€7).

This is compared to other travel options to Shrewsbury:

A train is $7 (€6) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Birmingham to Shrewsbury costing on average $15 (€12).

What is the fastest way to travel between Birmingham and Shrewsbury?

The quickest way to travel from Birmingham to Shrewsbury is by train, which takes on average 56 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 1 h 25 min   on average.

How many miles from Birmingham to Shrewsbury would I travel?

Shrewsbury is approximately 38 miles (62 km) away from Birmingham.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Birmingham to Shrewsbury?

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Shrewsbury is:

  • 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Birmingham to Shrewsbury as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling to Shrewsbury from Birmingham, where do I depart from Birmingham and where do I arrive in Shrewsbury?

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Birmingham, Coach Station and arrive in Shrewsbury, Raven Meadows.
  • Most travelers board their train from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Shrewsbury.
Which travel operators can get me to Shrewsbury from Birmingham?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Birmingham to Shrewsbury, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • National Express can get you to Shrewsbury by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with National Express from Birmingham to Shrewsbury for $15 (€12) on Omio.
  • Travel with Arriva Trains Wales for trains to Shrewsbury. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Arriva Trains Wales Birmingham to Shrewsbury tickets on Omio for $8 (€7).
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Birmingham to Shrewsbury?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Birmingham to Shrewsbury often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Wolverhampton. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Birmingham and Shrewsbury itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Shrewsbury and any of these top destinations today!
When should I book a ticket from Birmingham to Shrewsbury online to score the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $15 (€12) one way.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $8 (€7) one way for this trip.

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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