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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

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Bus  •  46 min

  1. Take the bus from Shrewsbury, Bus Station to Welshpool, High Street X75 / ...

$6 - $9

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Shrewsbury to Welshpool 19 miles

$90 - $120

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Shrewsbury to Welshpool 19 miles

$4 - $6

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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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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Shrewsbury, Bus Station station and arriving at Welshpool, High Street. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 46 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Shrewsbury and arriving at Welshpool. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 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 best way to get from Shrewsbury to Welshpool without a car is to train which takes 21 min and costs £6 - £10.

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The train from Shrewsbury to Welshpool takes 21 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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

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

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The best way to get from Shrewsbury to Welshpool is to train which takes 21 min and costs £6 - £10. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £4 - £7 and takes 46 min.

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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 every 2 hours, and the journey takes 46 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 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 - $19
Bus operators
Celtic Travel
Phone
01686 412231
Website
celtic-travel.co.uk
Bus from Shrewsbury, Bus Station to Welshpool, High Street
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 2 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 Welshpool
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Shrewsbury to Welshpool
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$90 - $120

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Shrewsbury to Welshpool bus services, operated by Celtic Travel, arrive at Welshpool, High Street station.

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Shrewsbury to Welshpool train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Welshpool station.

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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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