Shrewsbury to Brighton by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 2m
  • Distance
    276 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 42m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Shrewsbury to Brighton by train

Fast trains from Shrewsbury to Brighton take around 4 hours and 2 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 276 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Shrewsbury and Brighton.

1. Are there direct trains from Shrewsbury to Brighton?

Journeys between Shrewsbury and Brighton usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 38 departures on the route from Shrewsbury to Brighton 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 49 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Shrewsbury to Brighton?

The Shrewsbury to Brighton train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 2 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Shrewsbury to Brighton train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Brighton is usually scheduled to depart Shrewsbury around 05:18 and the last train is around 23:26. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Shrewsbury around 06:33, and the last at 23:19.

When to book Shrewsbury to Brighton 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 Brighton by train.

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Which train companies operate between Shrewsbury and Brighton?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Chiltern Railways
  • CrossCountry
  • Gatwick Express
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Midland
  • London Underground
  • Southern
  • Thameslink
  • Transport For Wales
  • Virgin Trains
  • West Midlands 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 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.