Plymouth to Shrewsbury by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:20
  • Last train
    23:54
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 33m

Travelling from Plymouth to Shrewsbury by train

Fast trains from Plymouth to Shrewsbury take around 4 hours and 33 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 277 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Plymouth and Shrewsbury.

Are there direct trains from Plymouth to Shrewsbury?

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

We usually find around 15 departures on the route from Plymouth 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 17 departures.

How long is the train journey from Plymouth to Shrewsbury?

The Plymouth to Shrewsbury train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 33 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Plymouth to Shrewsbury train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Shrewsbury is usually scheduled to depart Plymouth around 05:20 and the last train is around 23:54. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Plymouth around 05:25, and the last at 23:20.

When to book Plymouth 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 Plymouth to Shrewsbury by train.

Which train companies operate between Plymouth and Shrewsbury?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Midland
  • 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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