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from Shrewsbury to Birmingham

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

Our recommendation

To get from Shrewsbury to Birmingham on Oct 26 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:33AMShrewsbury0h59 09:32AMBirmingham New Street
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08:33AMShrewsbury0h59 09:32AMBirmingham New Street
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09:31AMShrewsbury1h01 10:32AMBirmingham New Street
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09:11AMShrewsbury1h08 10:19AMBirmingham New Street
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08:13AMShrewsbury1h07 09:20AMBirmingham New Street
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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Oct 26
$10Arriva Trains Wales
$15National Express
Oct 27
$9Arriva Trains Wales
$15National Express
Oct 30
$8Arriva Trains Wales
$15National Express
Oct 31
$25West Midlands Railway
$15National Express
Nov 3
$10Arriva Trains Wales
$15National Express
Nov 4
$8Arriva Trains Wales
$15National Express
Nov 5
$10Arriva Trains Wales
$15National Express
Nov 6
$10Arriva Trains Wales
$15National Express

Travel Information from Shrewsbury to Birmingham

distanceDistance38 miles (62 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$15 - $21
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $15 (€12) • 55 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $15 (€12) • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Arriva Trains Wales

Take a bus or train to travel 38 miles (62 km) to Birmingham from Shrewsbury. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $15 (€12). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or Arriva Trains Wales among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham.

Travel Tips

Travel from Shrewsbury to Birmingham
Travel to Birmingham 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 Shrewsbury to Birmingham.
How do I travel from Shrewsbury to Birmingham?

There are 2 ways that you can travel to Birmingham from Shrewsbury. You can take a bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to get from Shrewsbury to Birmingham is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $15 (€12) compared to other travel options to Birmingham:

A bus is generally $6 (€5) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $21 (€17) from Shrewsbury to Birmingham.

What is the fastest way to get from Shrewsbury to Birmingham?

The quickest way to travel to Birmingham from Shrewsbury is by bus, which takes on average 55 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 59 min.

What is the distance from Shrewsbury to Birmingham?

The distance from Shrewsbury to Birmingham is approximately 38 miles (62 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Shrewsbury to Birmingham is:

  • 25 trains a day.

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

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

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Shrewsbury, Raven Meadows and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.
  • Most travelers take a train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street.
Who can get me from Shrewsbury to Birmingham?

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

  • You can go to Birmingham from Shrewsbury by bus with National Express. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $15 (€12) with National Express from Shrewsbury to Birmingham on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham with Arriva Trains Wales. Cheap tickets can be found for $21 (€17) with Arriva Trains Wales from Shrewsbury to Birmingham.
Can I find a direct route from Shrewsbury to Birmingham?

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

  • You'll find 25 direct trains a day to Birmingham with Arriva Trains Wales or West Midlands Railway.

Direct services to Birmingham 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.

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Shrewsbury and Birmingham ends?
Many of our customers traveling from Shrewsbury to Birmingham don't make Birmingham their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Birmingham are London, Manchester or Glasgow, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Birmingham to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I buy my Shrewsbury to Birmingham one way ticket online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Shrewsbury to Birmingham, 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 costs on average $15 (€12) one way.
  • A train ticket for this route costs on average $21 (€17) one way.

But we recommend booking Shrewsbury to Birmingham 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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