Bournemouth to Shrewsbury by train

  • First train
    05:15
  • Last train
    23:12
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 24m
  • Distance
    229 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    13
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 27m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Bournemouth to Shrewsbury by train

Fast trains from Bournemouth to Shrewsbury take around 4 hours and 24 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 229 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bournemouth and Shrewsbury.

1. Are there direct trains from Bournemouth to Shrewsbury?

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

We usually find around 14 departures on the route from Bournemouth 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 13 departures.

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

The Bournemouth to Shrewsbury train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 24 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Shrewsbury is usually scheduled to depart Bournemouth around 05:15 and the last train is around 23:12. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bournemouth around 06:37, and the last at 23:06.

When to book Bournemouth 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 Bournemouth to Shrewsbury by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bournemouth and Shrewsbury?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • London Midland
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • 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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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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