Shrewsbury to Blackpool by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:31
  • Last train
    00:12
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 19m

Travelling from Shrewsbury to Blackpool by train

Fast trains from Shrewsbury to Blackpool take around 2 hours and 19 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 122 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Shrewsbury and Blackpool.

Are there direct trains from Shrewsbury to Blackpool?

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

We usually find around 19 departures on the route from Shrewsbury to Blackpool every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 34 departures.

How long is the train journey from Shrewsbury to Blackpool?

The Shrewsbury to Blackpool train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 19 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Shrewsbury to Blackpool train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Blackpool is usually scheduled to depart Shrewsbury around 05:31 and the last train is around 00:12. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Shrewsbury around 06:44, and the last at 00:12.

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

When to book Shrewsbury to Blackpool 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 Shrewsbury to Blackpool by train.

Which train companies operate between Shrewsbury and Blackpool?

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

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

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

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

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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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