Shrewsbury to Cambridge train

Wed, Jul 17
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Cheap train tickets from Shrewsbury to Cambridge

Showing times and prices for Jul 17

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Shrewsbury to Cambridge is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Cross Country
08:59AM4h06
Shrewsbury station (SHR)
01:05PMCambridge station (CBG)
$1071One-way
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
08:44AM4h16
Shrewsbury station (SHR)
01:00PMCambridge station (CBG)
$1281One-way
3 transfers
Transport for Wales
08:32AM3h58
Shrewsbury station (SHR)
12:30PMCambridge station (CBG)
$2181One-way
3 transfers

Train schedule from Shrewsbury to Cambridge

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, July 17
Transport for Wales
08:32AM3h58
Shrewsbury station (SHR)
12:30PMCambridge station (CBG)
3 transfers
Avanti West Coast
08:44AM4h16
Shrewsbury station (SHR)
01:00PMCambridge station (CBG)
3 transfers
Cross Country
08:59AM4h06
Shrewsbury station (SHR)
01:05PMCambridge station (CBG)
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Shrewsbury to Cambridge

Showing times and prices for Jul 17

Fastest Journey

3 h 58 m

Average

4 h 6 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

202 km

It's difficult to get from Shrewsbury to Cambridge without transferring at least once.

Fastest
Transport for Wales
08:32AM3h58
Shrewsbury station (SHR)
12:30PMCambridge station (CBG)
$2181One-way
3 transfers
Cross Country
08:59AM4h06
Shrewsbury station (SHR)
01:05PMCambridge station (CBG)
$1071One-way
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
08:44AM4h16
Shrewsbury station (SHR)
01:00PMCambridge station (CBG)
$1281One-way
3 transfers

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Overview: Train from Shrewsbury to Cambridge

distanceDistance125 miles (202 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h
priceAverage train ticket price$120 (€104)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersCrossCountry or Virgin Trains

Trains from Shrewsbury to Cambridge cover the 125 miles (202 km) long journey taking on average 4 h with our travel partners like CrossCountry or Virgin Trains. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $120 (€104), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $101 (€87). Travelers depart most frequently from Shrewsbury and arrive in Cambridge.

Train providers: CrossCountry and Virgin Trains from Shrewsbury to Cambridge trains

Find the best trains between Shrewsbury and Cambridge with Omio's travel partners CrossCountry and Virgin Trains from $101 (€87). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains from Shrewsbury to Cambridge. They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

Shrewsbury to Cambridge train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 25 min
  • Cheapest Price: $101

FAQs: Trains from Shrewsbury to Cambridge

FAQs: Travel by train from Shrewsbury to Cambridge 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 Shrewsbury to Cambridge.
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Cheap train tickets from Shrewsbury to Cambridge can start from as little as $101 (€87) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Shrewsbury to Cambridge is $120 (€104); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time between Shrewsbury and Cambridge is on average 4 h   for the 125 mile (202 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Cambridge from Shrewsbury by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Shrewsbury to Cambridge leaves at 4: 40 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Shrewsbury to Cambridge leaves at 9: 55 AM.
There is 1 train a day from Shrewsbury to Cambridge which require at least one change with CrossCountry or Virgin Trains. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
When taking a train from Shrewsbury to Cambridge, you can count on CrossCountry or Virgin Trains for the best way to get you to Cambridge. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Cambridge from Shrewsbury and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Shrewsbury, which is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Cambridge, located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Cambridge from Shrewsbury is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 4 h each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Shrewsbury to Cambridge is October.
You have options as you can travel from Shrewsbury to Cambridge 2 different ways: train or bus.

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