Durham to Shrewsbury by train

  • First train
    05:39
  • Last train
    22:59
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 39m
  • Distance
    243 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    29
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 16m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Durham to Shrewsbury by train

Fast trains from Durham to Shrewsbury take around 3 hours and 39 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 243 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Durham and Shrewsbury.

1. Are there direct trains from Durham to Shrewsbury?

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

We usually find around 29 departures on the route from Durham 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 32 departures.

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

The Durham to Shrewsbury train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 39 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Shrewsbury is usually scheduled to depart Durham around 05:39 and the last train is around 22:59. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Durham around 06:59, and the last at 19:57.

When to book Durham 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 Durham to Shrewsbury by train.

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Which train companies operate between Durham and Shrewsbury?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London Midland
  • TransPennine Express
  • 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.