Trains from Shrewsbury to London

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Getting from Shrewsbury to London Euston by train

From the iconic London Eye to the majestic St. Paul's Cathedral, there are plenty of things to do in London. Whether you’re travelling for business or on leisurely pursuits, London always promises to be a special visit.

You can travel to London from Shrewsbury in approximately two and a half hours, with tickets for as little as £27.00.

Find the cheapest train tickets from Shrewsbury to London

We offer a range of cheap train tickets and discounts to Railcard holders, all to help you stretch your money further.

For commuters, we have a range of season tickets, benefits and reward schemes. You could even upgrade to First Class with us as a regular traveller.

Whether you’re travelling in Peak, Off-Peak, or Super Off-Peak hours, we want to find the ticket at the right price, and at a departure time that suits you.

If you’re heading down to the capital for leisure, see our range of 2 For 1 offers to attractions and events. Get yourself a deal and fill up your travel checklist.

Travelling in comfort with Avanti

It’s 138 miles and two and a half hours down to the capital, but we want to make that time pass swiftly.

Fast and reliable Wi-Fi means you can answer your emails, scroll through the news or even stream a film. With onboard power sockets, your devices will remain fully charged.

As well as your phone or laptop, you can also keep yourself fuelled by making use of the onboard snacks, drinks and refreshments.

Have an even more relaxing journey by booking in advance. This allows you to get the cheapest ticket with a departure time that’s ideal for you.

But if you do need to make a last-minute trip, you can use our Live Train Journey Tracker to easily book a ticket for the next train up to your arrival at the station.

Travelling from Shrewsbury?

Situated in the heart of Shropshire, Shrewsbury is a gem that shares its borders with Wales, offering a mix of historical charm and enticing attractions. Whether strolling through its cobbled streets or visiting Shrewsbury Castle, there's much to do in this picturesque town.

For food, The Peach Tree and The Boathouse are standout establishments with great British food. Alternatively, The Armoury pub provides a unique riverside setting. There are also a variety of options for all tastes and dietary requirements, from the vegan-friendly Okra to the hidden sushi bar Umai.

After eating, consider heading to The Quarry. This is Shrewsbury's primary park, complementing the town's charm with a scenic walk along the Severn.

Shrewsbury train station is just a short walk from the town centre, ensuring easy access for travellers. Before setting off to London, around 200 yards from the station entrance you'll find a statue of Charles Darwin, proudly positioned outside the library.

Shrewsbury train station is well-equipped with essential facilities, including toilets, and information desks. There’s also a Starbucks, perfect for getting a coffee to enjoy on the platform as you wait for your train.

Travelling to London?

London stands apart as a unique destination within the UK, offering a diverse range of experiences to suit everyone. From the calmness of South Kensington museums to the bustling nightlife of Soho, it serves as a central hub of British culture.

When emerging from the platform at London Euston, the station is connected to the rest of the capital by the Victoria and Northern Underground lines. There are also more options at Euston Square station, a small walk away.

Alternatively, the city's efficient bus and taxi services ensure that the city is accessible within a 30 to 40 minute commute to all corners of London.

In the station itself, you’ll find an array of amenities, shops, cafes, and restaurants. These are all useful for getting some food before delving into the city.

First Class service

When arriving at London Euston on a First Class Avanti train, you'll have full use of our First Class Lounge. The First Class Lounge is an ideal place to relax and unwind.

Here, you can enjoy a complimentary drink and use the free, fast Wi-Fi to catch up on emails or work on your laptop. You can also sit in the comfortable seating area or watch TV.

On the train itself, enjoy complimentary snacks and beverages. You’ll also have a guaranteed table fitted with electrical sockets, and extended legroom.

These premium amenities are accessible at a remarkably reasonable cost. Learn more about First Class train tickets here, and how a simple upgrade enhances your travel experience.

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