Basingstoke to Shrewsbury by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 12m
  • Distance
    197 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 2m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Basingstoke to Shrewsbury by train

Fast trains from Basingstoke to Shrewsbury take around 3 hours and 12 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 197 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Basingstoke and Shrewsbury.

1. Are there direct trains from Basingstoke to Shrewsbury?

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

We usually find around 22 departures on the route from Basingstoke 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 31 departures.

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

The Basingstoke to Shrewsbury train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 12 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Shrewsbury is usually scheduled to depart Basingstoke around 05:47 and the last train is around 23:30. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Basingstoke around 05:59, and the last at 23:44.

When to book Basingstoke 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 Basingstoke to Shrewsbury by train.

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Which train companies operate between Basingstoke and Shrewsbury?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • London Midland
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • Transport For Wales
  • Virgin Trains
  • West Midlands 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.