Carlisle to Shrewsbury by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    07:02
  • Last train
    21:26
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 26m

Travelling from Carlisle to Shrewsbury by train

Fast trains from Carlisle to Shrewsbury take around 2 hours and 26 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 243 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Carlisle and Shrewsbury.

Are there direct trains from Carlisle to Shrewsbury?

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

We usually find around 18 departures on the route from Carlisle 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 26 departures.

How long is the train journey from Carlisle to Shrewsbury?

The Carlisle to Shrewsbury train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 26 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Carlisle to Shrewsbury train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Shrewsbury is usually scheduled to depart Carlisle around 07:03 and the last train is around 21:26. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Carlisle around 07:02, and the last at 21:25.

When to book Carlisle 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 Carlisle to Shrewsbury by train.

Which train companies operate between Carlisle and Shrewsbury?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • 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 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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