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from Manchester to Shrewsbury

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

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Travel Information from Manchester to Shrewsbury

distanceDistance57 miles (92 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$15 - $46
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $15 (€12) • 1 h 8 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $15 (€12) • 1 h 8 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Arriva Trains Wales

Take a bus or train to travel 57 miles (92 km) from Manchester to Shrewsbury. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 8 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $15 (€12). 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 Manchester to Shrewsbury.

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What are the ways to get from Manchester to Shrewsbury?

You can travel from Manchester to Shrewsbury 2 different ways: bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to travel from Manchester to Shrewsbury is by taking a train with an average price of $15 (€12).

This is compared to other travel options to Shrewsbury:

A train is $31 (€26) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Manchester to Shrewsbury costing on average $46 (€38).

What is the quickest way from Manchester to Shrewsbury?

The quickest way to travel from Manchester to Shrewsbury is by train, which takes on average 1 h 8 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 4 h 15 min.

How far is it from Manchester to Shrewsbury?

Shrewsbury is approximately 57 miles (92 km) away from Manchester.

How many services a day are there from Manchester to Shrewsbury?

The average frequency per day from Manchester to Shrewsbury is:

  • 25 trains a day.

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

Where do I depart from Manchester? Where do I arrive in Shrewsbury?

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Manchester, Shudehill Interchange to Shrewsbury, Raven Meadows.
  • Most travelers take a train from Manchester Piccadilly to Shrewsbury.
Which travel operators can get me to Shrewsbury from Manchester?

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

  • Travel with National Express to go to Shrewsbury by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express Manchester to Shrewsbury tickets on Omio for $46 (€38).
  • Travel with Arriva Trains Wales to go to Shrewsbury by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Arriva Trains Wales Manchester to Shrewsbury tickets on Omio for $15 (€12).
What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Manchester to Shrewsbury?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Manchester to Shrewsbury often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Birmingham or Wolverhampton. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Manchester and Shrewsbury itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Shrewsbury and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I buy my Manchester to Shrewsbury one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost $46 (€38) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $15 (€12) one way on average.

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

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