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Shrewsbury to Bristol by train

  • First train
    05:30
  • Last train
    23:08
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 6m
  • Distance
    134 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    57
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 18m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Shrewsbury to Bristol by train

Fast trains from Shrewsbury to Bristol take around 2 hours and 6 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 134 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Shrewsbury and Bristol.

1. Are there direct trains from Shrewsbury to Bristol?

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

We usually find around 59 departures on the route from Shrewsbury to Bristol 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 56 departures.

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

The Shrewsbury to Bristol train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 6 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Bristol is usually scheduled to depart Shrewsbury around 05:30 and the last train is around 23:08. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Shrewsbury around 05:22, and the last at 22:07.

When to book Shrewsbury to Bristol 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 Bristol by train.

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Which train companies operate between Shrewsbury and Bristol?

More than one train company operates on the route from Shrewsbury to Bristol, 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.

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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.