How to travel from Shrewsbury to Leicester

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Travel Information between Shrewsbury and Leicester

distanceDistance68 miles (109 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$21 - $40
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $21 (€19) • 5 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $40 (€37) • 2 h 23 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or West Midlands Railway

Travel 68 miles (109 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Shrewsbury to Leicester. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 23 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $21 (€19). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or West Midlands Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Shrewsbury to Leicester.

Travel Tips: Travel from Shrewsbury to Leicester

Travel to Leicester 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 Leicester.

There are 4 ways to get from Shrewsbury to Leicester: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Shrewsbury to Leicester is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $21 (€19) compared to other travel options to Leicester:

A bus is generally $20 (€18) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $40 (€37) from Shrewsbury to Leicester.

The quickest way to travel to Leicester from Shrewsbury is by train, which takes on average 2 h 23 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 5 h 15 min   of travel time.

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

The average frequency per day from Shrewsbury to Leicester is:

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

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Shrewsbury and Leicester 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 Shrewsbury to Leicester:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Shrewsbury and arrive in Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station.
  • Most travelers who book a train ticket from Shrewsbury to Leicester depart from Shrewsbury to Leicester.

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

  • You can take a bus from Shrewsbury to Leicester with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for $21 (€19) with National Express from Shrewsbury to Leicester.
  • You can travel from Shrewsbury to Leicester by train with West Midlands Railway. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $40 (€37) with West Midlands Railway from Shrewsbury to Leicester.
Your trip from Shrewsbury to Leicester doesn't have to end in Leicester. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Birmingham or Manchester. If you’d like to add London, Birmingham or Manchester to your Shrewsbury to Leicester tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Leicester today!

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $21 (€19) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket for this route costs on average $40 (€37) one way.

But we recommend booking Shrewsbury to Leicester 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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