Cambridge to Shrewsbury by train

  • First train
    05:15
  • Last train
    23:22
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 47m
  • Distance
    204 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    16
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 22m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Cambridge to Shrewsbury by train

Fast trains from Cambridge to Shrewsbury take around 3 hours and 47 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 204 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cambridge and Shrewsbury.

1. Are there direct trains from Cambridge to Shrewsbury?

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

We usually find around 30 departures on the route from Cambridge 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 29 departures.

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

The Cambridge to Shrewsbury train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 47 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Shrewsbury is usually scheduled to depart Cambridge around 05:15 and the last train is around 23:22. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cambridge around 05:15, and the last at 21:28.

When to book Cambridge 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 Cambridge to Shrewsbury by train.

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Which train companies operate between Cambridge and Shrewsbury?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • Great Northern
  • London Midland
  • London Underground
  • Transport For Wales
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains
  • West Midlands Trains

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

Shrewsbury to Cambridge by train

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