Norwich to Shrewsbury by train

  • First train
    05:33
  • Last train
    22:40
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 54m
  • Distance
    274 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    24
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 52m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Norwich to Shrewsbury by train

Fast trains from Norwich to Shrewsbury take around 4 hours and 54 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 274 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Norwich and Shrewsbury.

1. Are there direct trains from Norwich to Shrewsbury?

Journeys between Norwich and Shrewsbury usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 26 departures on the route from Norwich to Shrewsbury every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 17 departures.

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

The Norwich to Shrewsbury train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 54 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Shrewsbury is usually scheduled to depart Norwich around 05:33 and the last train is around 22:40. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Norwich around 05:37, and the last at 22:03.

When to book Norwich 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 Norwich to Shrewsbury by train.

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Which train companies operate between Norwich and Shrewsbury?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • Greater Anglia
  • London Midland
  • London Underground
  • 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.