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

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Train  •  2h 5m

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Shrewsbury

$40 - $65

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2h 19m

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Shrewsbury 110.6 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Shrewsbury is to drive which costs £18 - £27 and takes 2h 19m.

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

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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 5m.

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

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Shrewsbury without a car is to train which takes 2h 5m and costs £30 - £50.

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

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Cardiff to Shrewsbury train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Cardiff Central station.

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Cardiff to Shrewsbury train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Shrewsbury station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff to Shrewsbury is 111 miles. It takes approximately 2h 19m to drive from Cardiff to Shrewsbury.

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  • Distance: 87.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 5m

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 2h 5m.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
First Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100

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There are 401+ hotels available in Shrewsbury. Prices start at $73 USD per night.

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