Holyhead to Shrewsbury by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 29m
  • Distance
    142 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 48m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Holyhead to Shrewsbury by train

Fast trains from Holyhead to Shrewsbury take around 2 hours and 29 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 142 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Holyhead and Shrewsbury.

1. Are there direct trains from Holyhead to Shrewsbury?

Direct trains from Holyhead to Shrewsbury have been found.

We usually find around 25 direct trains on the route from Holyhead to Shrewsbury every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 15 departures.

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

The Holyhead to Shrewsbury train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 29 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Shrewsbury is usually scheduled to depart Holyhead around 04:25 and the last train is around 19:22. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Holyhead 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 Holyhead to Shrewsbury by train.

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Which train companies operate between Holyhead and Shrewsbury?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Transport For Wales

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.