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There are 5 ways to get from Castle Combe to Shrewsbury by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train via Swindon  •  3h 52m

  1. Take the train from Swindon to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Shrewsbury

£89 - £127

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Bus  •  7h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Bath to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Shrewsbury National Express

£13 - £19

3 alternative options

Train  •  4h 44m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Shrewsbury

£68 - £186

Train via Birmingham  •  5h 22m

  1. Take the train from Bath Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury

£68 - £223

Drive  •  2h 19m

  1. Drive from Castle Combe to Shrewsbury 109.5 miles

£16 - £24

Castle Combe to Shrewsbury by bus and train

The journey time between Castle Combe and Shrewsbury is around 4h 49m and covers a distance of around 163 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 49m. Operated by Faresaver, First Great Western Service, CrossCountry and others, the Castle Combe to Shrewsbury service departs from Castle Combe, Village Centre and arrives in Shrewsbury. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4h 49m
Fastest journey time:
4h 49m
Journey distance:
163 miles
Services per week:
1
Cheapest price:
£68
Carbon emissions:
15 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:01
Last service departs at:
09:01

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Castle Combe to Shrewsbury bus and train schedules

Castle Combe → Shrewsbury
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Shrewsbury is 111.

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The cheapest way to get from Castle Combe to Shrewsbury is to bus which costs £13 - £20 and takes 7h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Castle Combe to Shrewsbury is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 2h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Castle Combe to Shrewsbury. However, there are services departing from Castle Combe, The Lodge and arriving at Shrewsbury via Bath and Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 2m.

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The distance between Castle Combe and Shrewsbury is 87 miles. The road distance is 109.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Castle Combe to Shrewsbury without a car is to train via Swindon which takes 3h 52m and costs £85 - £130.

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It takes approximately 3h 52m to get from Castle Combe to Shrewsbury, including transfers.

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Castle Combe to Shrewsbury bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Bath station.

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The best way to get from Castle Combe to Shrewsbury is to train via Swindon which takes 3h 52m and costs £85 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £20 and takes 7h 2m.

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Castle Combe to Shrewsbury bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Shrewsbury station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Castle Combe to Shrewsbury is 110 miles. It takes approximately 2h 19m to drive from Castle Combe to Shrewsbury.

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Map of how to get from Castle Combe to Shrewsbury.
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  • Distance: 87.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 52m

What companies run services between Castle Combe, England and Shrewsbury, England?

You can take a train from Castle Combe to Shrewsbury via Chippenham, Swindon, and Newport (S Wales) in around 3h 52m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Castle Combe to Shrewsbury via Bath City Centre, Bath Abbey, Bath, and Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth in around 7h 2m.

Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Swindon to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£21 - £27
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£21 - £27
Anytime Day 1st Class
£35 - £50
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£11 - £14
Anytime Day 1st Class
£19 - £26
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £70
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£25 - £40
Website
tfw.wales
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£25 - £100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£25 - £30
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £100
Train from Bath Spa to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£50 - £160
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£50 - £65
Anytime Day 1st Class
£110 - £160
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £19
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single
£16 - £19
Bus operators
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 Bath to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express

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