Directions from Shrewsbury to Welshpool

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Recommended option

Train  •  21 min

$9 - $14

Cheapest option

Bus  •  45 min

  1. X75 / ...

$6 - $10

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. 19 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  27 min

  1. 19 miles

$4 - $6

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 $9 - $14 and the journey takes 21 min. Alternatively, Celtic Travel operates a bus from Shrewsbury to Welshpool hourly. Tickets cost $9 and the journey takes 45 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
$9 - $14
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
First Anytime Day Single
$13 - $19
Bus operators
Celtic Travel
Phone
01686 412231
Website
celtic-travel.co.uk
Bus from Shrewsbury, Bus Station (Stand R) to Welshpool, High Street (Mermaid Inn PH)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
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
$9
Schedules at
tanat.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Shrewsbury to Welshpool
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Shrewsbury and Welshpool is 27 km. The road distance is 30 km.

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

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

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

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Shrewsbury, Bus Station (Stand R) and arriving at Welshpool, High Street (Mermaid Inn PH). Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 45 min.

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