Traveling to and around Shrewsbury
Shrewsbury is located in the county of Shropshire (formerly Salop), in central England, close to the Welsh border.
Birmingham & Manchester airports are the nearest international airports (approx 1-2 hours drive) and Shropshire is within 4 hours drive of the main London Airports.
Shrewsbury has its own railway station located next to the castle.
has UK train timetables & online booking.
The M54 motorway provides easy access to Shropshire by car.
run various bus services to Shropshire from the main airports and cities.
Local bus and train information is available from West Midlands Traveline by telephoning 0870 608 2608 or via their web site at
Town Centre Car Parks
See our tour map for the location of town centre car parks
Park & Ride
There are three Park and Ride locations - all well signposted from the A5 by-pass and other main roads:
Meole Brace (south)
Walking Tour Map
Travel Within Shropshire