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

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Train, line 2 bus  •  38 min

  1. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Gobowen
  2. Take the line 2 bus from Gobowen, Rowan Close (Gobowen Working Mens Club) to Oswestry, Bus Station (Stand 1) 2

$11 - $15

Cheapest option

Bus  •  41 min

  1. Take the bus from Shrewsbury, Bus Station (Stand J) to Oswestry, Meadow Rise Jct (Meadow Rise Junction) 70 / ...

$2 - $8

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Shrewsbury to Oswestry 18.1 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Shrewsbury to Oswestry 18.1 miles

$3 - $6

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shrewsbury to Oswestry is to drive which costs £2 - £5 and takes 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shrewsbury to Oswestry is to taxi which costs £65 - £80 and takes 23 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Shrewsbury, Bus Station (Stand J) station and arriving at Oswestry, Meadow Rise Jct (Meadow Rise Junction). Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 41 min.

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The distance between Shrewsbury and Oswestry is 17 miles. The road distance is 18.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Shrewsbury to Oswestry without a car is to train and line 2 bus which takes 38 min and costs £8 - £12.

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It takes approximately 38 min to get from Shrewsbury to Oswestry, including transfers.

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Shrewsbury to Oswestry bus services, operated by Arriva Midlands, arrive at Shrewsbury, Bus Station (Stand J).

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Shrewsbury to Oswestry bus services, operated by Arriva Midlands, arrive at Oswestry, Meadow Rise Jct (Meadow Rise Junction) station.

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Map of how to get from Shrewsbury to Oswestry.
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  • Distance: 16.5 miles
  • Duration: 38 min

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

Arriva Midlands operates a bus from Shrewsbury to Oswestry every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 41 min. EasyBus also services this route hourly.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Shrewsbury to Gobowen
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $13
First Anytime Day Single
$11 - $17
Bus operators
Arriva Midlands
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Gobowen, Rowan Close (Gobowen Working Mens Club) to Oswestry, Bus Station (Stand 1)
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Shrewsbury, Bus Station (Stand J) to Oswestry, Meadow Rise Jct (Meadow Rise Junction)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
EasyBus
Website
easybus.com
Bus from Shrewsbury, Bus Station (Stand S) to Oswestry, Bus Station (Stand 4)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
easybus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Shrewsbury to Oswestry
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110

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