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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)

$14 - $21

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Bus  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Shrewsbury, Bus Station to Newtown, Bus Station X75 / ...

$7 - $11

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Shrewsbury to Newtown 32.3 miles

$160 - $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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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Shrewsbury, Bus Station station and arriving at Newtown, Bus Station station. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

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

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Shrewsbury to Newtown bus services, operated by Celtic Travel, arrive at Shrewsbury, Bus Station.

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Shrewsbury to Newtown train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Shrewsbury station.

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The best way to get from Shrewsbury to Newtown is to train which takes 36 min and costs £10 - £16. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £5 - £8 and takes 1 h 30 min.

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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 $14 - $21 and the journey takes 36 min. Alternatively, Celtic Travel operates a bus from Shrewsbury to Newtown every 3 hours, and the journey takes 1 h 30 min. National Express also services this route once daily.

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
$14 - $21
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
First Anytime Day Single
$21 - $35
Bus operators
Celtic Travel
Phone
01686 412231
Website
celtic-travel.co.uk
Bus from Shrewsbury, Bus Station to Newtown, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Shrewsbury to Newtown
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$160 - $190

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Shrewsbury to Newtown bus services, operated by Celtic Travel, arrive at Newtown, Bus Station.

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Shrewsbury to Newtown train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Newtown (Powys) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shrewsbury to Newtown is 32 miles. It takes approximately 43 min to drive from Shrewsbury to Newtown.

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