York to Shrewsbury by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    06:45
  • Last train
    23:06
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 44m

Travelling from York to Shrewsbury by train

Fast trains from York to Shrewsbury take around 2 hours and 44 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 177 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between York and Shrewsbury.

Are there direct trains from York to Shrewsbury?

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

We usually find around 41 departures on the route from York to Shrewsbury 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 46 departures.

How long is the train journey from York to Shrewsbury?

The York to Shrewsbury train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 44 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the York to Shrewsbury train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Shrewsbury is usually scheduled to depart York around 06:45 and the last train is around 23:06. At weekends the first train of the day leaves York around 06:40, and the last at 23:06.

When to book York 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 York to Shrewsbury by train.

Which train companies operate between York and Shrewsbury?

More than one train company operates on the route from York to Shrewsbury, 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

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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