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

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains, line 70 bus  •  3 h 48 min

  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 (Stand J) to Oswestry, Bus Station (Stand 4) 70 / ...

$65 - $153

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from London Golders Green to Shrewsbury National Express

$19 - $23

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 58 min

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

$73 - $148

Train Chiltern Railways, line 70 bus  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Snow Hill
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
  3. Take the line 70 bus from Shrewsbury, Bus Station (Stand J) to Oswestry, Bus Station (Stand 4) 70 / ...

$87 - $145

Drive  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Drive from London to Oswestry 179 miles

$35 - $60

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from London to Oswestry. However, there are services departing from London Golders Green and arriving at Oswestry, Bear Hotel via Shrewsbury, Bus Station (Stand J). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 7 min.

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The distance between London and Oswestry is 156 miles. The road distance is 179 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 3 h 48 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 48 min to get from London to Oswestry, including transfers.

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London to Oswestry bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Golders Green station.

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The best way to get from London to Oswestry is to train which takes 3 h 58 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 7 min.

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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 179 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 3 min to drive from London to Oswestry.

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There are 324+ hotels available in Oswestry. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London to Oswestry.
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  • Distance: 156.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 48 min

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

You can take a train from London to Oswestry via Birmingham New Street, Gobowen, and Gobowen, Rowan Close (Gobowen Working Mens Club) in around 3 h 58 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Oswestry once daily. Tickets cost $16 - $21 and the journey takes 4 h 5 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $110
Train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $45
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $27
First Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
Train from Birmingham New Street to Gobowen
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Snow Hill
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Bus operators
Arriva Midlands
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Shrewsbury, Bus Station (Stand J) to Oswestry, Bus Station (Stand 4)
Ave. Duration
54 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 London Golders Green to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
nationalexpress.com

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