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Preston to Shrewsbury by train
Fastest journey1hr 19m
Trains per day29
Avg. journey time2hr 1m
Travelling from Preston to Shrewsbury by train
Fast trains from Preston to Shrewsbury take around 1 hour and 19 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 116 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Preston and Shrewsbury.
1. Are there direct trains from Preston to Shrewsbury?
Journeys between Preston and Shrewsbury usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 29 departures on the route from Preston to Shrewsbury every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.
2. How long is the train journey from Preston to Shrewsbury?
The Preston to Shrewsbury train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 19 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Preston to Shrewsbury train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Shrewsbury is usually scheduled to depart Preston around 06:00 and the last train is around 22:40. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Preston around 05:12, and the last at 22:39.
When to book Preston to Shrewsbury train tickets?
Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Preston to Shrewsbury by train.
Which train companies operate between Preston and Shrewsbury?
More than one train company operates on the route from Preston to Shrewsbury, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- Avanti West Coast
- First TransPennine Express
- London Midland
- Northern Rail
- TransPennine Express
- Transport For Wales
- Virgin Trains
- West Midlands Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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