Edinburgh to Shrewsbury by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    06:15
  • Last train
    00:30
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 45m

Travelling from Edinburgh to Shrewsbury by train

The fastest trains from Edinburgh to Shrewsbury take around 3 hours and 45 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 362 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Shrewsbury.

Journeys between Edinburgh and Shrewsbury usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 14 departures on the route from Edinburgh to Shrewsbury every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends. The duration is normally about 3 hours and 45 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Shrewsbury is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 06:15 and the last train is around 00:30. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 06:52, and the last at 00:30.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to Shrewsbury by train.

Which trains operate between Edinburgh and Shrewsbury?

More than one type of train operates on the route from Edinburgh to Shrewsbury, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • TransPennine Express
  • Virgin Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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