Shrewsbury travel guide

Shrewsbury Tourism | Shrewsbury Guide

You're Going to Love Shrewsbury

With a population of 69.519, Shrewsbury is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. We recommend you stay at least 5 days in order to fully appreciate everything Shrewsbury has to offer.

Where to Eat in Shrewsbury

If you’re looking for affordable options, The Lion and Pheasant (49-50 Wyle Cop) and The Powis Arms (Lydbury North) are great picks.

When to visit Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury in November
Estimated hotel price
$145
1 night at 3-star hotel
Shrewsbury in November
Estimated hotel price
$145
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Shrewsbury

Plane

Although Shrewsbury doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Liverpool J. Lennon Airport (LPL), which is located 70 km from Shrewsbury. The shortest flight to Shrewsbury from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 28h 30m.

Train

AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Shrewsbury, followed by Avanti West Coast. The train journey from Shrewsbury to Liverpool takes 0h 37m and costs around $23 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Leeds, expect to pay about $11 for a 1h 17m trip. Located 0.3 km from the city centre, Shrewsbury is the busiest station in Shrewsbury. Another popular train station is Shrewsbury Yorton, located 11 km from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Shrewsbury is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 224 km from Shrewsbury. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Shrewsbury, including National Express, Megabus and FlixBus. From Liverpool, the bus ride to Shrewsbury takes 72 km and will cost you around $13. From Leeds, the ticket costs about $13 for a journey of 108 km.

Plane

Although Shrewsbury doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Liverpool J. Lennon Airport (LPL), which is located 70 km from Shrewsbury. The shortest flight to Shrewsbury from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 28h 30m.

Train

AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Shrewsbury, followed by Avanti West Coast. The train journey from Shrewsbury to Liverpool takes 0h 37m and costs around $23 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Leeds, expect to pay about $11 for a 1h 17m trip. Located 0.3 km from the city centre, Shrewsbury is the busiest station in Shrewsbury. Another popular train station is Shrewsbury Yorton, located 11 km from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Shrewsbury is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 224 km from Shrewsbury. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Shrewsbury, including National Express, Megabus and FlixBus. From Liverpool, the bus ride to Shrewsbury takes 72 km and will cost you around $13. From Leeds, the ticket costs about $13 for a journey of 108 km.

Airports near Shrewsbury

Airlines serving Shrewsbury

Lufthansa
Good (4,665 reviews)
KLM
Good (852 reviews)
SWISS
Good (942 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,539 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,614 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,306 reviews)
Air France
Good (984 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,585 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (484 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,958 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,120 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,469 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,860 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (229 reviews)
Finnair
Good (872 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,177 reviews)
LOT
Good (685 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (923 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (827 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (833 reviews)
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Where to stay in Shrewsbury

Average rates range from around $190 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $311 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Shrewsbury

Most booked hotels in Shrewsbury

The Bull Inn
3 stars
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
$107+
The Old Post Office
3 stars
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
$111+
Prince Rupert Hotel
4 stars
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
$212+
Holiday Inn Express Shrewsbury
3 stars
Good (7.9, Good reviews)
$141+
Mercure Shrewsbury Albrighton Hall Hotel And Spa
4 stars
Good (7.5, Good reviews)
$147+

Hiring a car in Shrewsbury

Expect to pay $3.06 per litre in Shrewsbury (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $36.68 and $48.91. The most frequently booked car type in Shrewsbury is Economy (Vauxhall Corsa or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Toyota Auris or similar) is, on average, 78% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Expect to pay $3.06 per litre in Shrewsbury (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $36.68 and $48.91. The most frequently booked car type in Shrewsbury is Economy (Vauxhall Corsa or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Toyota Auris or similar) is, on average, 78% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.