Trains from Shrewsbury to Manchester

Shrewsbury to Manchester train information

Shrewsbury Manchester train map

Train duration 1h17m
Arrival Manchester, England
Departure Shrewsbury, England
Distance 58 Miles
  • The journey from Shrewsbury, situated in England and Manchester, which is in England is well served by trains. Use our travel search engine to search for your ticket and see the rail company for this journey.
  • There are 58 miles between the 2 cities and the average journey time from Shrewsbury to Manchester is approximately 1h17m. Taking the train is often the quickest option to get to Manchester from Shrewsbury, and it's also more environmentally friendly than driving your car or flying.
  • Fares can change depending on when you travel or how long in advance you buy your ticket.

Best prices for Shrewsbury to Manchester train tickets

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Shrewsbury - Manchester prices calendar

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

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Shrewsbury - Manchester: the best time to book cheap trains

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The Prices for train tickets Shrewsbury to Manchester will increase the closer you get to your departure day. If we look at our data, if you book your seat 1 day in advance, tickets should be available from £10 whereas when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £23 for your journey. Thus, you can save 56% on the price of your ticket by purchasing your seat 1 day in advance rather than on the day you're travelling.

The results are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Shrewsbury to Manchester trains

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

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Discount Shrewsbury - Manchester train tickets

Looking to travel for less? Many railcards and discounts are available to pay less for your Shrewsbury Manchester train ticket and make even more savings on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are five types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

What are the benefits of a railcard?

The main benefit of getting a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to earn as much money as you spent.

You will need to pay at least £88 of train tickets across the whole year 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 book afterwards, you will make savings.

As an example, train tickets from Shrewsbury to Manchester cost on average £50.00 (1). By dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), it appears that after only 2 one way journeys from Manchester to Shrewsbury, the railcard will have paid for itself.

How much do I need to pay for a railcard?

Railcards enable you to save 34% off most train 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
Shrewsbury to Manchester 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