Cardiff to Shrewsbury by train
Travelling from Cardiff to Shrewsbury by train
Fast trains from Cardiff to Shrewsbury take around 1 hour and 48 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 141 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cardiff and Shrewsbury.
1. Are there direct trains from Cardiff to Shrewsbury?
Direct trains from Cardiff to Shrewsbury have been found.
We usually find around 32 direct trains on the route from Cardiff to Shrewsbury every weekday.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 36 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Cardiff to Shrewsbury?
The Cardiff to Shrewsbury train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 48 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Cardiff to Shrewsbury train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Shrewsbury is usually scheduled to depart Cardiff around 04:35 and the last train is around 21:55.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cardiff around 04:35, and the last at 21:12.
What's the Cardiff to Shrewsbury train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Cardiff to Shrewsbury are $23.71.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $23 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $30. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Cardiff to Shrewsbury train tickets?
Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance.
If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Cardiff to Shrewsbury by train.
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Which train companies operate between Cardiff and Shrewsbury?
More than one train company operates on the route from Cardiff to Shrewsbury, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- Transport For Wales
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
Shrewsbury to Cardiff by train