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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  36 min

  1. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Newtown (Powys)

$15 - $23

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Shrewsbury, Mardol Jct (Mardol Junction) to Newtown, Bus Station (Tourist Information Office) X75 / ...

$7 - $13

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Shrewsbury to Newtown 32.3 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Shrewsbury to Newtown 32.3 miles

$6 - $10

What companies run services between Shrewsbury, England and Newtown, Wales?

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Shrewsbury to Newtown every 2 hours. Tickets cost $15 - $23 and the journey takes 36 min. Alternatively, Celtic Travel operates a bus from Shrewsbury to Newtown hourly. Tickets cost $13 and the journey takes 1 h 24 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Shrewsbury to Newtown (Powys)
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $23
First Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
Bus operators
Celtic Travel
Phone
01686 412231
Website
celtic-travel.co.uk
Bus from Shrewsbury, Mardol Jct (Mardol Junction) to Newtown, Bus Station (Tourist Information Office)
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
celtic-travel.co.uk
Tanat Valley
Phone
01691 780212
Email
info@tanat.co.uk
Website
tanat.co.uk
Bus from Shrewsbury, Bus Station (Stand N) to Newtown, Frankwell Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
tanat.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Shrewsbury to Newtown
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Shrewsbury to Newtown?

The distance between Shrewsbury and Newtown is 44 km. The road distance is 52 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Shrewsbury to Newtown?

The cheapest way to get from Shrewsbury to Newtown is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 43 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Shrewsbury to Newtown?

The quickest way to get from Shrewsbury to Newtown is to train which takes 36 min and costs £10 - £16.

Is there a direct train between Shrewsbury and Newtown?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Shrewsbury and arriving at Newtown (Powys). Services depart every two hours. The journey takes approximately 36 min.

Is there a direct bus between Shrewsbury and Newtown?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Shrewsbury, Mardol Jct (Mardol Junction) and arriving at Newtown, Bus Station (Tourist Information Office). Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 24 min.

How long does it take to get from Shrewsbury to Newtown?

The train from Shrewsbury to Newtown (Powys) takes 36 min including transfers and departs every two hours.