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

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Train  •  21 min

  1. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Welshpool

$8 - $13

Cheapest option

Bus  •  40 min

  1. Take the bus from Shrewsbury, Mardol Jct (Mardol Junction) to Welshpool, Smithfield Car Park (Tourist Information Office) X75 / ...

$6 - $9

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Shrewsbury to Welshpool 19 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Shrewsbury to Welshpool 19 miles

$4 - $6

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shrewsbury to Welshpool is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shrewsbury to Welshpool is to train which costs £6 - £10 and takes 21 min.

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The distance between Shrewsbury and Welshpool is 17 miles. The road distance is 19 miles.

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The train from Shrewsbury to Welshpool takes 21 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 Welshpool, Smithfield Car Park (Tourist Information Office). Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Shrewsbury and arriving at Welshpool. Services depart every two hours. The journey takes approximately 21 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shrewsbury to Welshpool is 19 miles. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from Shrewsbury to Welshpool.

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Shrewsbury to Welshpool bus services, operated by Celtic Travel, depart from Shrewsbury station.

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Map of how to get from Shrewsbury to Welshpool.
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  • Distance: 17 miles
  • Duration: 21 min

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

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Shrewsbury to Welshpool every 2 hours. Tickets cost $8 - $13 and the journey takes 21 min. Alternatively, Celtic Travel operates a bus from Shrewsbury to Welshpool hourly. Tickets cost $8 and the journey takes 40 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 Welshpool
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $13
First Anytime Day Single
$12 - $18
Bus operators
Celtic Travel
Phone
01686 412231
Website
celtic-travel.co.uk
Bus from Shrewsbury, Mardol Jct (Mardol Junction) to Welshpool, Smithfield Car Park (Tourist Information Office)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
celtic-travel.co.uk
Tanat Valley
Phone
01691 780212
Email
info@tanat.co.uk
Website
tanat.co.uk
Bus from The Mount, Hafren Road (Hafren Road Jct) to Welshpool, Smithfield Car Park (Tourist Information Office)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
tanat.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Shrewsbury to Welshpool
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110

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