Bristol to Shrewsbury by train

  • First train
    05:54
  • Last train
    22:54
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 2m
  • Distance
    134 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    60
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 44m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Bristol to Shrewsbury by train

Fast trains from Bristol to Shrewsbury take around 2 hours and 2 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 134 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bristol and Shrewsbury.

1. Are there direct trains from Bristol to Shrewsbury?

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

We usually find around 61 departures on the route from Bristol 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 65 departures.

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

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

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Shrewsbury is usually scheduled to depart Bristol around 05:54 and the last train is around 22:54. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bristol around 06:06, and the last at 23:34.

When to book Bristol 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 Bristol to Shrewsbury by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bristol and Shrewsbury?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Midland
  • 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.

Shrewsbury to Bristol by train

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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.