Trains from Leicester to Shrewsbury

Leicester to Shrewsbury train information

Leicester Shrewsbury train map

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Arrival Shrewsbury, England
Departure Leicester, England
Distance 68 Miles

There are many train companies across the country & Europe. By searching for your ticket using our travel search engine, you can see the trains from Leicester in England to Shrewsbury in England as well as the train operator for this journey.

The duration to travel to Shrewsbury from Leicester can vary depending if your train is direct or with changes. There are 68 miles between both cities.

Fares can change depending on when you travel or how long in advance you buy your ticket.

Best prices for Leicester to Shrewsbury train tickets

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Leicester - Shrewsbury prices calendar

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Best prices for Leicester to Shrewsbury trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Leicester and Shrewsbury by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Shrewsbury to Leicester and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

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Discount Leicester - Shrewsbury train tickets

The easiest way to pay less on your Leicester Shrewsbury train ticket is probably to buy a railcard. While regional railcards are available in some areas, National railcards enable you to spend less on most rail fares across the UK. Everyone is eligible to at least a certain railcard, even non-UK residents. National railcards available: 16-25 discount card, Senior railcard, Two together discount card, Family and Friends railcard and Disabled persons discount card.

When buying a railcard, you aim to break even after several journeys. But is it really profitable when travelling from Leicester to Shrewsbury? Use your calculator, considering:

A = the cost of the railcard (i.e.: £30)

B = average price cut with the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

C = average cost for a Leicester Shrewsbury ticket (i.e.: £50.00)(1)

The first step is to divide A by B: this will give you the budget from which the card will be efficient. You can now divide that number by C. It will give you the approximate number of journeys needed across the year to be profitable.

In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be profitable if you're doing around 2 trips from Leicester to Shrewsbury (one way trip).

Railcards enable you to save 34% off most adult fares for 12 months. A Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the five other ones £30.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Leicester to Shrewsbury train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare