Duration 2h
Distance 110.6 miles
Average price £40
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Cardiff and Shrewsbury takes 2h and the fastest train takes 1h 49m. There is an hourly train service from Cardiff to Shrewsbury. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Cardiff Central
  2. Shrewsbury
2h 8m
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£30 - £50

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cardiff Central and arriving at Shrewsbury. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 8m.

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The distance between Cardiff and Shrewsbury is 87 miles. The road distance is 110.6 miles.

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Cardiff to Shrewsbury train services, operated by Transport for Wales, depart from Cardiff Central station.

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Cardiff to Shrewsbury train services, operated by Transport for Wales, arrive at Shrewsbury station.

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There are 492+ hotels available in Shrewsbury. Prices start at £75 per night.

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What companies run services between Cardiff and Shrewsbury?

Transport for Wales operates a train from Cardiff to Shrewsbury hourly. Tickets cost £30 - £50 and the journey takes 2h 8m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Estimated price
£30 - £50

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