Swindon to Shrewsbury by train

  • First train
    05:22
  • Last train
    00:01
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 29m
  • Distance
    144 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    40
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 15m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Swindon to Shrewsbury by train

Fast trains from Swindon to Shrewsbury take around 2 hours and 29 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 144 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Swindon and Shrewsbury.

1. Are there direct trains from Swindon to Shrewsbury?

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

We usually find around 40 departures on the route from Swindon to Shrewsbury 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 39 departures.

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

The Swindon to Shrewsbury train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 29 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Shrewsbury is usually scheduled to depart Swindon around 05:22 and the last train is around 00:01. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Swindon around 06:19, and the last at 00:47.

When to book Swindon 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 Swindon to Shrewsbury by train.

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Which train companies operate between Swindon and Shrewsbury?

More than one train company operates on the route from Swindon to Shrewsbury, 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
  • Transport For Wales

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

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