Shrewsbury to Holyhead by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 32m
  • Distance
    142 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 52m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Shrewsbury to Holyhead by train

Fast trains from Shrewsbury to Holyhead take around 2 hours and 32 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 142 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Shrewsbury and Holyhead.

1. Are there direct trains from Shrewsbury to Holyhead?

Direct trains from Shrewsbury to Holyhead have been found.

We usually find around 18 direct trains on the route from Shrewsbury to Holyhead every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 14 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Shrewsbury to Holyhead?

The Shrewsbury to Holyhead train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 32 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Shrewsbury to Holyhead train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Holyhead is usually scheduled to depart Shrewsbury around 09:24 and the last train is around 21:44. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Shrewsbury around 07:25, and the last at 22:36.

When to book Shrewsbury to Holyhead 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 Shrewsbury to Holyhead by train.

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Which train companies operate between Shrewsbury and Holyhead?

More than one train company operates on the route from Shrewsbury to Holyhead, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Transport For Wales

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.