Shrewsbury to York by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:18
  • Last train
    00:12
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 40m

Travelling from Shrewsbury to York by train

Fast trains from Shrewsbury to York take around 2 hours and 40 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 177 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Shrewsbury and York.

Are there direct trains from Shrewsbury to York?

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

We usually find around 25 departures on the route from Shrewsbury to York 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 31 departures.

How long is the train journey from Shrewsbury to York?

The Shrewsbury to York train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 40 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Shrewsbury to York train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to York is usually scheduled to depart Shrewsbury around 05:18 and the last train is around 00:12. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Shrewsbury around 05:44, 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 York 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 York by train.

Which train companies operate between Shrewsbury and York?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London Midland
  • 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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