There are 4 ways to get from Birmingham to Oswestry by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Gobowen

$27 - $39

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Shrewsbury National Express
  2. Take the bus from Shrewsbury, Bus Station (Stand S) to Oswestry, Bus Station (Stand 4) Esb5 / ...

$15 - $18

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
  2. Take the bus from Shrewsbury, Bus Station (Stand J) to Oswestry, Bear Hotel 576 / ...

$19 - $51

Drive  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Oswestry 66.5 miles

$14 - $21

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Oswestry is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Oswestry is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 9 min.

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The distance between Birmingham and Oswestry is 55 miles. The road distance is 66.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 38 min to get from Birmingham to Oswestry, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham station to Oswestry station. However, there are services departing from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and arriving at Oswestry, Bus Station (Stand 4) via Shrewsbury, Bus Station (Stand S). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 24 min.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Oswestry is to train which takes 1 h 38 min and costs £21 - £35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 - £15 and takes 2 h 24 min.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham to Oswestry.
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  • Distance: 55.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 38 min

What companies run services between Birmingham, England and Oswestry, England?

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Birmingham to Oswestry every 4 hours. Tickets cost $24 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Birmingham to Oswestry via Shrewsbury and Shrewsbury, Bus Station (Stand S) in around 2 h 24 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Gobowen
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $26
First Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $45
Bus operators
Arriva Midlands
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Shrewsbury, Bus Station (Stand J) to Oswestry, Bear Hotel
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
EasyBus
Website
easybus.com
Bus from Shrewsbury, Bus Station (Stand S) to Oswestry, Bus Station (Stand 4)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
easybus.com
Bus from Shrewsbury, Bus Station (Stand S) to Oswestry, Bus Station (Stand 4)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
easybus.com
National Express

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