There are 2 ways to get from Cardiff to Shrewsbury by train or car

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Train  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Shrewsbury

$40 - $65

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Shrewsbury 110.6 miles

$23 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Shrewsbury is to drive which costs £18 - £26 and takes 2 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Shrewsbury is to train which takes 2 h 5 min and costs £30 - £50.

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The distance between Cardiff and Shrewsbury is 140 km. The road distance is 177 km.

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The train from Cardiff Central to Shrewsbury takes 2 h 5 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cardiff Central and arriving at Shrewsbury. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 2 h 5 min.

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What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and Shrewsbury, England?

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Cardiff to Shrewsbury hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 2 h 5 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
03333 211 202
Train from Cardiff Central to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
First Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100

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