Trains from London to Shrewsbury

London to Shrewsbury train information

London Shrewsbury train map

Train duration 2h57m
Arrival Shrewsbury, England
Departure London, England
Distance 139 Miles
  • There are a lot of train operators across the United Kingdom & Europe. By searching for your ticket using our travel search engine, you are able to see the trains between London in England to Shrewsbury in England as well as the train operator for this journey.
  • The train is a quick and simple solution to travel to Shrewsbury from London. The average train time from London to Shrewsbury is 2h57m to cover the 139 miles.
  • Depending how much time in advance you book your ticket as well as when you travel, the cost of the train will change.

Best prices for London to Shrewsbury train tickets

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Find the cheapest tickets to travel from London to Shrewsbury by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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The table above is based on the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train is bought. Buying your train from London to Shrewsbury in advance should enable you to spend less for your trip.

We found tickets available from £17 when booking your ticket 1 month in advance which is 39% cheaper than the best ticket we found when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for London to Shrewsbury trains

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

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National Railcards can bring you great savings if you're taking the train. Depending on your age as well as your situation, you might want to get one of the 5 different railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can enable you to make great savings for your London Shrewsbury train ticket.

Why should I buy a railcard?

The main benefit of using a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to be profitable.

You will need to purchase at least £88 of train tickets throughout the duration of the railcard's validity for the card to break-even. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you buy afterwards, you will save money.

As an example, train tickets from London to Shrewsbury cost on average £50.00 (1). If you're dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), it turns out that after only 2 one way journeys from Shrewsbury to London, the railcard will have paid for itself.

What is the cost of a railcard?

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard that costs £20. Railcards enable you to get 34% off most train fares, so you will save 1/3 on most rail fares.

(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
London 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

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