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

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Line 70 bus  •  54 min

  1. Take the line 70 bus from Oswestry, Bus Station to Shrewsbury, Bus Station 70 / ...

£5 - £7

3 alternative options

Line 2 bus, train  •  1h 15m

  1. Take the line 2 bus from Oswestry, Bus Station to Gobowen, Rowan Close 2 / ...
  2. Take the train from Gobowen to Shrewsbury

£19 - £27

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Oswestry to Shrewsbury 18.5 miles

£35 - £45

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Oswestry to Shrewsbury 18.5 miles

£2 - £4

Oswestry to Shrewsbury by bus

The bus journey time between Oswestry and Shrewsbury is around 1h 1m and covers a distance of around 22 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 54 min. Operated by Arriva Midlands, the Oswestry to Shrewsbury bus service departs from Oswestry, Bus Station and arrives in Shrewsbury, Bus Station. Typically 112 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Oswestry to Shrewsbury bus schedules

Oswestry → Shrewsbury
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The cheapest way to get from Oswestry to Shrewsbury is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oswestry to Shrewsbury is to taxi which costs £35 - £45 and takes 24 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Oswestry, Bus Station station and arriving at Shrewsbury, Bus Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 54 min.

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The distance between Oswestry and Shrewsbury is 17 miles. The road distance is 18.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Oswestry to Shrewsbury without a car is to line 70 bus which takes 54 min and costs £5 - £7.

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The line 70 bus from Oswestry, Bus Station to Shrewsbury, Bus Station takes 54 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Oswestry to Shrewsbury bus services, operated by Arriva Midlands, depart from Oswestry, Bus Station.

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Oswestry to Shrewsbury bus services, operated by Arriva Midlands, arrive at Shrewsbury, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oswestry to Shrewsbury is 18 miles. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Oswestry to Shrewsbury.

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There are 319+ hotels available in Shrewsbury. Prices start at £75 per night.

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  • Distance: 16.5 miles
  • Duration: 54 min

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

Arriva Midlands operates a bus from Oswestry, Bus Station to Shrewsbury, Bus Station hourly. Tickets cost £5 - £7 and the journey takes 54 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva Midlands
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Oswestry, Bus Station to Shrewsbury, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
Arriva Midlands
Bus from Oswestry, Bus Station to Gobowen, Rowan Close
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Arriva Midlands
Other operators
Taxi from Oswestry to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
£35 - £45
OswestryCabs
Phone
+44 1691-661 663
Website
oswestrycabs.com
Oswestry Taxis
Phone
+44 1691 658 658
Website
oswestrytaxis.co.uk
A-Plus Taxis
Phone
+44 1691 450 365

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