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

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Train  •  36 min

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

$13 - $21

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Bus  •  1 h 24 min

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

$7 - $12

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Shrewsbury to Newtown 32.3 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Shrewsbury to Newtown 32.3 miles

$6 - $10

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

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

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The distance between Shrewsbury and Newtown is 27 miles. The road distance is 32.3 miles.

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

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

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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.

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The best way to get from Shrewsbury to Newtown without a car is to train which takes 36 min and costs £10 - £16.

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Map of how to get from Shrewsbury to Newtown.
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  • Distance: 27.4 miles
  • Duration: 36 min

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 $13 - $21 and the journey takes 36 min. Alternatively, Celtic Travel operates a bus from Shrewsbury to Newtown hourly. Tickets cost $12 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
$13 - $21
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $21
First Anytime Day Single
$21 - $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
$12
Schedules at
celtic-travel.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 Shrewsbury to Newtown, Powys
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Tanat Valley
Phone
01691 780212
Email
info@tanat.co.uk
Website
tanat.co.uk
Bus from Shrewsbury, Mardol Jct (Mardol Junction) to Newtown, Bus Station (Tourist Information Office)
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
tanat.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Shrewsbury to Newtown
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190

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