If you want to travel from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street by train, you've come to the right place.
You can expect the journey from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street by train to take around 1 hour 33 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 51 minutes on the fastest services. You'll usually find around 65 trains per day running on this route, which spans 39 miles (63 km). There's no need for any changes along the way, as there are direct trains available to Birmingham New Street. You can travel on this route with either Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales or CrossCountry. As the main train operators on this route, all offer comfortable seating and plenty of space for luggage as standard.
Train tickets from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street start from £8.00 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than buying them on the day. Travelling during Off-Peak times or using a Railcard can also help you save money on train travel. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.
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The average journey time by train between Shrewsbury and Birmingham New Street is 1 hour and 13 minutes, with around 65 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street is 51 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street can start from as little as £8 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.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street without having to change trains. There are 65 direct trains from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street leaves at 04:18. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street leaves at 22:45. 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.
Trains travelling from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street cover a distance of around 39 miles (63 km) during the journey.
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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