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There are 5 ways to get from London to Oswestry by train, bus or car

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Train, line 70 bus  •  4h 10m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Shrewsbury
  2. Take the line 70 bus from Shrewsbury, Bus Station to Oswestry, Bus Station 70 / ...

£64 - £206

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Bus  •  6h 23m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Shrewsbury National Express

£13 - £17

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Train  •  4h 32m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Gobowen

£75 - £201

Train, line 70 bus via Birmingham  •  4h 32m

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

£62 - £213

Drive  •  3h

  1. Drive from London Paddington to Oswestry 176.8 miles

£26 - £40

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The cheapest way to get from London to Oswestry is to bus which costs £13 - £18 and takes 6h 23m.

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The fastest way to get from London to Oswestry is to drive which takes 3h and costs £26 - £40.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Oswestry station. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Oswestry, Bus Station via Shrewsbury, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 23m.

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The distance between London and Oswestry is 156 miles. The road distance is 176.8 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Oswestry without a car is to train and line 70 bus which takes 4h 10m and costs £60 - £210.

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It takes approximately 4h 10m to get from London to Oswestry, including transfers.

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London to Oswestry bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Victoria Coach Station.

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The best way to get from London to Oswestry is to train which takes 4h 32m and costs £75 - £210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £18 and takes 6h 23m.

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London to Oswestry bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Shrewsbury station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Oswestry is 177 miles. It takes approximately 3h to drive from London to Oswestry.

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  • Distance: 156.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 10m

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

You can take a train from London Euston to Oswestry via Birmingham New Street, Gobowen, and Gobowen, Rowan Close in around 4h 32m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Shrewsbury once daily. Tickets cost £8 - £11 and the journey takes 4h 45m.

Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£55 - £200
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£55 - £80
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£150 - £200
Train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £150
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£110 - £150
Train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£16 - £60
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£16 - £21
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£40 - £60
London Northwestern Railway
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£42 - £48
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single
£42 - £48
Train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £19
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single
£15 - £19
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Birmingham New Street to Gobowen
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £50
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£25 - £40
Website
tfw.wales
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
National Express

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