Shrewsbury to Southampton by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:30
  • Last train
    23:33
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 56m

Travelling from Shrewsbury to Southampton by train

Fast trains from Shrewsbury to Southampton take around 3 hours and 56 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 218 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Shrewsbury and Southampton.

Are there direct trains from Shrewsbury to Southampton?

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

We usually find around 33 departures on the route from Shrewsbury to Southampton every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 30 departures.

How long is the train journey from Shrewsbury to Southampton?

The Shrewsbury to Southampton train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 56 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Shrewsbury to Southampton train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Southampton 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 05:40, and the last at 23:33.

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

When to book Shrewsbury to Southampton 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 Southampton by train.

Which train companies operate between Shrewsbury and Southampton?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Midland
  • 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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