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

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Train  •  2 h

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Gobowen

$28 - $40

Cheapest option

Bus, line 70 bus  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Shrewsbury National Express
  2. Take the line 70 bus from Shrewsbury, Bus Station to Oswestry, Bear Hotel 70 / ...

$11 - $14

2 alternative options

Train, line 70 bus  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
  2. Take the line 70 bus from Shrewsbury, Bus Station to Oswestry, Bus Station 70 / ...

$20 - $47

Drive  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Oswestry 66.5 miles

$14 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Oswestry is to bus and line 70 bus which costs £8 - £11 and takes 2 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Oswestry is to drive which costs £11 - £16 and takes 1 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham station to Oswestry. However, there are services departing from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and arriving at Oswestry, Bear Hotel via Shrewsbury, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 32 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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The best way to get from Birmingham to Oswestry without a car is to train which takes 2 h and costs £21 - £35.

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It takes approximately 2 h to get from Birmingham to Oswestry, including transfers.

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Birmingham to Oswestry bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Oswestry is to train which takes 2 h and costs £21 - £35. Alternatively, you can bus and line 70 bus, which costs £8 - £11 and takes 2 h 32 min.

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Birmingham to Oswestry bus services, operated by Arriva Midlands, arrive at Oswestry, Bear Hotel station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Birmingham to Oswestry is 67 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 9 min to drive from Birmingham to Oswestry.

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  • Distance: 55.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h

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 in around 2 h 32 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
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $27
First Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $45
Bus operators
Arriva Midlands
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Shrewsbury, Bus Station to Oswestry, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Shrewsbury, Bus Station to Oswestry, Bear Hotel
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com

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There are 326+ hotels available in Oswestry. Prices start at $83 USD per night.

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