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Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street by train

It takes an average of 1h 7m to travel from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street by train, over a distance of around 39 miles (63 km). There are normally 52 trains per day travelling from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street and tickets for this journey start from £6 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 54m
PriceFrom £6
Distance39 miles (63 km)
Frequency52 trains per day
First train05:18
Last train22:47
Departure stationShrewsbury
Arrival stationBirmingham New Street
ChangesDirect trains available
Train operatorsAvanti West Coast, Transport for Wales

Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street train times

Check out the next trains departing from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street for Tuesday 6th July 2021 using our handy timetable below, including platform and live travel information. You can view the full day timetable or search for a different date here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
12:34 13:32 58m, direct
12:45 13:56 1h 11m, direct
13:34 14:33 59m, direct
13:41 14:55 1h 14m, direct
14:34 15:32 58m, direct
14:41 15:55 1h 14m, direct
15:32 16:32 1h 0m, direct
15:41 16:55 1h 14m, direct
16:13 17:20 1h 7m, 1 change
16:13 17:30 1h 17m, direct

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street take?

The average journey time by train between Shrewsbury and Birmingham New Street is 1 hour and 7 minutes, with around 52 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Shrewsbury and Birmingham New Street by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street is 54 minutes.

How much does the train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street cost?

Train ticket prices from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street can start from as little as £6 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street without having to change trains. There are 52 direct trains from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street leave?

The first train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street leaves at 05:18. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street leave?

The last train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street leaves at 22:47. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Shrewsbury and Birmingham New Street by train?

Trains travelling from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street cover a distance of around 39 miles (63 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury.

Cheap train tickets from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street

Train tickets from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street start at £6 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets, and even tell you when the prices are likely to increase with Price Prediction.

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Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street is right for you.

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