How to travel from Leicester to Shrewsbury

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Travel Information between Leicester and Shrewsbury

distanceDistance68 miles (109 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$25 - $40
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $25 (€24) • 4 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $40 (€38) • 2 h 17 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or West Midlands Railway

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 68 miles (109 km) from Leicester to Shrewsbury. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 17 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $25 (€24). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express or West Midlands Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Leicester to Shrewsbury.

Travel Tips: Travel from Leicester 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 Leicester to Shrewsbury.

There are 4 ways that you can travel from Leicester to Shrewsbury. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Leicester to Shrewsbury is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $25 (€24) compared to other travel options to Shrewsbury:

Taking a bus is usually $15 (€14) less than taking a train to Shrewsbury, which costs on average $40 (€38) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Shrewsbury from Leicester is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 17 min.

Other travel options to Shrewsbury can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 4 h 35 min.

Shrewsbury is approximately 68 miles (109 km) away from Leicester.

The average frequency per day from Leicester to Shrewsbury is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • Around 36 trains per day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Leicester to Shrewsbury:

  • Buses mostly depart from Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station and arrive in Shrewsbury.
  • Trains mostly depart from Leicester and arrive in Shrewsbury.

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

  • You can travel by bus between Leicester and Shrewsbury with National Express, and you can find National Express Leicester to Shrewsbury tickets for $25 (€24) on Omio.
  • You can travel by train to Shrewsbury from Leicester with West Midlands Railway, and you can find West Midlands Railway Leicester to Shrewsbury tickets for $40 (€38) on Omio.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Leicester to Shrewsbury often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Birmingham or Manchester. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Leicester and Shrewsbury itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Shrewsbury and any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Leicester to Shrewsbury, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $25 (€24) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $40 (€38) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Leicester to Shrewsbury online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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