How to travel from Shrewsbury to Manchester

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from Shrewsbury to Manchester

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

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The best way to travel from Shrewsbury to Manchester is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Transport for Wales
Shrewsbury station (SHR)
12:14PMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
1 transfer
Transport for Wales
Shrewsbury station (SHR)
12:14PMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
1 transfer
Cross Country
Shrewsbury station (SHR)
11:33AMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
1 transfer
Other options
Cross Country
Shrewsbury station (SHR)
10:37AMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
1 transfer
Transport for Wales
Shrewsbury station (SHR)
11:15AMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
1 transfer
National Express
Shrewsbury, Raven Meadows
03:55PMManchester, Coach Station
1 transfer

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Travel Information between Shrewsbury and Manchester

distanceDistance57 miles (92 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$13 - $24
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $13 (€12) • 1 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $13 (€12) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Transport for Wales

Take a train or bus to travel 57 miles (92 km) between Shrewsbury and Manchester. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or Transport for Wales among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Shrewsbury to Manchester.

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Travel between Shrewsbury and Manchester on National Express, CrossCountry and Northern Rail (3) travel with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next travel between Shrewsbury and Manchester you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

    National Express is the leading travel company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 travel a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express travel are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most travel are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Shrewsbury - Manchester travel: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

      FAQs: Travel from Shrewsbury to Manchester

      FAQs: Travel to Manchester 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 Manchester.

      There are 2 options to travel from Shrewsbury to Manchester including taking a train or bus.

      The cheapest way to travel to Manchester from Shrewsbury is a train with an average price of $13 (€12).

      This is compared to other travel options from Shrewsbury to Manchester:

      A train is $11 (€9) less than a bus with an average ticket price of $24 (€21) from Shrewsbury to Manchester.

      The quickest way to travel between Shrewsbury and Manchester is by train, which takes on average 1 h 20 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Bus takes 2 h 45 min on average.

      The distance from Shrewsbury to Manchester is approximately 57 miles (92 km).

      The average frequency per day from Shrewsbury to Manchester is:

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

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

        • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from Shrewsbury to Manchester depart from Shrewsbury, Raven Meadows to Manchester, Coach Station.
        • Most travelers catch their train from Shrewsbury and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

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

        • You can go to Manchester from Shrewsbury by bus with National Express. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $24 (€21) with National Express from Shrewsbury to Manchester on Omio.
        • You can travel by train to Manchester from Shrewsbury with Transport for Wales, Virgin Trains, Northern Rail (3), CrossCountry or West Midland Trains, and you can find Transport for Wales Shrewsbury to Manchester tickets for $13 (€12) on Omio.

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

        • You'll find direct buses with.
        • You can book a direct train with Transport for Wales.

        Direct services to Manchester 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 journey.

        Your trip from Shrewsbury to Manchester doesn't have to end in Manchester. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Liverpool, Paris, Edinburgh or Glasgow. If you’d like to add London, Liverpool, Paris, Edinburgh or Glasgow to your Shrewsbury to Manchester tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Manchester today!

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