Shrewsbury to Bournemouth by train

  • First train
    05:18
  • Last train
    23:26
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 28m
  • Distance
    229 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    23
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 28m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Shrewsbury to Bournemouth by train

Fast trains from Shrewsbury to Bournemouth take around 4 hours and 28 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 229 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Shrewsbury and Bournemouth.

1. Are there direct trains from Shrewsbury to Bournemouth?

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

We usually find around 36 departures on the route from Shrewsbury to Bournemouth every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

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

The Shrewsbury to Bournemouth train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 28 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Bournemouth is usually scheduled to depart Shrewsbury around 05:18 and the last train is around 00:26. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Shrewsbury around 05:22, and the last at 23:33.

When to book Shrewsbury to Bournemouth 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 Shrewsbury to Bournemouth by train.

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Which train companies operate between Shrewsbury and Bournemouth?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • London Midland
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • 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.