There are 5 ways to get from Southampton to Oswestry by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train via Shrewsbury  •  5 h

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Wolverhampton
  2. Take the train from Wolverhampton to Shrewsbury

$88 - $147

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Shrewsbury National Express

$25 - $33

3 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Gobowen

$98 - $146

Train via Newport (S Wales)  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Shrewsbury

$94 - $163

Drive  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Oswestry 204.3 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Oswestry. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Oswestry, Bear Hotel via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Shrewsbury, Bus Station (Stand J). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 7 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Oswestry is 153 miles. The road distance is 204.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Oswestry without a car is to train which takes 5 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h to get from Southampton to Oswestry, including transfers.

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Southampton to Oswestry bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Oswestry is to train which takes 5 h and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 7 min.

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Southampton to Oswestry bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Shrewsbury station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Oswestry is 204 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 24 min to drive from Southampton to Oswestry.

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There are 324+ hotels available in Oswestry. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Oswestry.
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  • Distance: 153.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h

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

You can take a train from Southampton to Oswestry via Wolverhampton, Shrewsbury, and Shrewsbury, Bus Station (Stand J) in around 5 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Oswestry via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Shrewsbury, and Shrewsbury, Bus Station (Stand J) in around 7 h 7 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Wolverhampton
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
Train from Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$65 - $95
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Wolverhampton to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $19
First Anytime Day Single
$19 - $28
Train from Birmingham New Street to Gobowen
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
First Anytime Day Single
$60 - $90
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Wolverhampton to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $35
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $100
Bus operators
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 Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com

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