Cardiff to Shrewsbury train

Cheap train tickets from Cardiff to Shrewsbury

Showing times and prices for Aug 19

Cheapest

22

Average

36

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Transport for Wales
04:37AMCardiff2h06 06:43AMShrewsbury
0 transfers
221One-way
Transport for Wales
08:22AMCardiff2h00 10:22AMShrewsbury
0 transfers
301One-way
Transport for Wales
09:52AMCardiff1h59 11:51AMShrewsbury
0 transfers
311One-way
Arriva Trains Wales
10:56AMCardiff2h01 12:57PMShrewsbury
0 transfers
621One-way

Train schedule from Cardiff to Shrewsbury

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, August 19
Transport for Wales
04:37AMCardiff2h06 06:43AMShrewsbury
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Transport for Wales
08:22AMCardiff2h00 10:22AMShrewsbury
0 transfers
Transport for Wales
09:52AMCardiff1h59 11:51AMShrewsbury
0 transfers
Arriva Trains Wales
10:56AMCardiff2h01 12:57PMShrewsbury
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Cardiff to Shrewsbury

Showing times and prices for Aug 19

Fastest Journey

1 h 59 m

Average

2 h 1 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

140 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Cardiff for Shrewsbury every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Transport for Wales
09:52AMCardiff1h59 11:51AMShrewsbury
0 transfers
311One-way
Transport for Wales
08:22AMCardiff2h00 10:22AMShrewsbury
0 transfers
301One-way
Arriva Trains Wales
10:56AMCardiff2h01 12:57PMShrewsbury
0 transfers
621One-way
Transport for Wales
04:37AMCardiff2h06 06:43AMShrewsbury
0 transfers
221One-way

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Overview: Train from Cardiff to Shrewsbury

distanceDistance86 miles (139 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 1 min
priceAverage train ticket price$47 (€43)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersTransport for Wales

Trains from Cardiff to Shrewsbury cover the 86 miles (139 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 1 min with our travel partners like Transport for Wales. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $47 (€43), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $24 (€22). Travelers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Shrewsbury.

Travel Tips: Trains from Cardiff to Shrewsbury

Travel by train to Shrewsbury easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cardiff to Shrewsbury.
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If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Cardiff to Shrewsbury trains for as little as $24 (€22)  in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Cardiff to Shrewsbury train price to come in at an average of $47 (€43)  one way.
When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Shrewsbury from Cardiff by train to be approximately 86 miles (139 km).
The Cardiff to Shrewsbury train duration is on average 2 h 1 min, which is to be expected when traveling 86 miles (139 km) between Cardiff and Shrewsbury. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

Omio customers book a train from Cardiff Central   to Shrewsbury   most frequently for this route.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Cardiff Central and travel around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Shrewsbury and need to travel approximately 0.2 miles (321 m) from the train station to the city center in Shrewsbury.

When taking a train from Cardiff to Shrewsbury, you can count on Transport for Wales for the best way to get you to Shrewsbury. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Cardiff to Shrewsbury and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
The average number of trains departing Cardiff for Shrewsbury is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train for this journey departs from Cardiff at 4: 37 AM. The last train leaves from Cardiff at 7: 12 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Cardiff to Shrewsbury and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
You can find trains between Cardiff and Shrewsbury to cost on average $47 (€43) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Cardiff to Shrewsbury train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Shrewsbury
The major railway station for departures from Cardiff is Cardiff Central. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Cardiff Central for your journey from Cardiff to Shrewsbury.
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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sat: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sun: 07: 30 - 21: 30
Public transit options for Cardiff Central
Commuter rail lines: City Line, Rhondda Line, Rhymney Line, Valley Line, South Wales Main Line
Train lines: Transport for Wales, CrossCountry, Great Western Railway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At the rear car park (Penarth Road entrance)

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