Birmingham, Manchester and Liverpool are the nearest airports to Shrewsbury – if you arrive at one of these airports, your journey will be quicker, easier and cheaper.

Coventry (West Midlands) and Nottingham (East Midlands) are also nearby; of the London airports, Heathrow & Luton are best.


Taxi transfers – if you choose a taxi transfer, we will arrange everything for you. Our driver will meet you in the Arrivals Lounge (holding a sign with your name and ‘Severnvale’ on it) and take you directly to your accommodation.

Public transport – if you prefer to use public transport, we will send you details of routes, times and prices. You then phone your hosts on arrival in Shrewsbury and they will come to the station to meet you. SATURDAY is the best day to travel if you choose to use public transport.

Airport Approximate journey time Approximate cost
By taxi By bus/train By taxi By bus/train**
one way ticket return ticket
Birmingham (BHX) 50 minutes 70 minutes £90 £11 £14
Manchester (MAN) 70 minutes 85 minutes £90 £14 £24
Liverpool (LPL) 70 minutes 100 minutes £90 £15 £26
Nottingham East Midlands (EMA) 90 minutes 2 Hours £100 £28 £36
Coventry West Midlands (CVT) 90 minutes 2 Hours £100 £18 £28
London Luton (LTN) 2 hours 3 Hours £180 £34 £40
London Heathrow (LHR) 21/2 hours 31/2 Hours £180 £52 £62
London Stansted (STN) 31/2 hours 41/2 Hours £210 £54 £60
London Gatwick (LGW) 31/4 hours 41/2 Hours £210 £52 £62