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Exeter to Shrewsbury by train

  • First train
    06:23
  • Last train
    21:50
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 34m
  • Distance
    227 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    27
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 29m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Exeter to Shrewsbury by train

Fast trains from Exeter to Shrewsbury take around 3 hours and 34 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 227 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Exeter and Shrewsbury.

1. Are there direct trains from Exeter to Shrewsbury?

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

We usually find around 27 departures on the route from Exeter 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 29 departures.

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

The Exeter to Shrewsbury train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 34 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Shrewsbury is usually scheduled to depart Exeter around 06:24 and the last train is around 21:50. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Exeter around 06:23, and the last at 21:02.

When to book Exeter 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 Exeter to Shrewsbury by train.

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Which train companies operate between Exeter and Shrewsbury?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • 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 Exeter 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.