Shrewsbury park and ride

 

FREE park and ride on Wednesday evenings from 19 November to 17 December 2014.

Shropshire Council is offering free park and ride after 4pm on Wednesday evenings for late night shopping in Shrewsbury. Read the full details of this offer here.

 

Christmas 2014

Details of operating hours for Shrewsbury park and ride over the Christmas period 2014 are listed here.

 

Shrewsbury park and ride service information

Park and ride in Shrewsbury operates from three sites:

 Shrewsbury Park and Ride Logo

  • Oxon

  • Meole Brace

  • Harlescott

 

Get directions to these sites.

 

Half-price for bus pass holders!

 

Anyone with a valid English bus pass will be able to travel on Shrewsbury Park and Ride for half the price, that's only 80p return!



Available Monday to Friday after 9.30am and all day Saturday!

 

Interactive park and ride map

Car parks

Cycle parking is available at the Meole Brace and Oxon park and ride sites.

 

All sites have CCTV in the car parks for your vehicle's security.

 

Detailed directions for how to find Shrewsbury park and ride sites.

 

Car park closing times

  • Oxon and Meole Brace car parks are closed and locked after the arrival of the last bus from the town centre at approximately 6.40pm.
  • On Bank Holidays these car parks are closed and locked at approximately 5.30pm.
  • Harlescott car park closes at around midnight.

   

Buses

All buses have special low-floor access at the front and are ideal for parents with pushchairs and people who are less mobile. Buses also have a ramp to enable access for wheelchair users.

 

Service details

 

Monday to Saturday express buses from all sites to the town centre run:

  • Every 10 minutes - start of day-11am; 3pm-6pm
  • Every 15 minutes - 11am-3pm

 

Bank Holiday buses from all sites to the town centre run:

  • Every 15 minutes - start of the day - 10.30am-5.10pm

 

Times from car park

  • First bus is at 7.30am Monday to Friday and 8am on Saturday
  • Last bus departs the car parks at 6.10pm.

 

Times from town centre

  • First bus is at 7.40am Monday to Friday and 8.10am on Saturday
  • Last bus departs the town centre at 6.30pm.

   

Route description

The service stops in the town centre, railway station, Castle Street, Dogpole, High Street, Shoplatch, Barker Street and Chester Street. Frankwell roundabout is served by the Oxon service only and a stop on Old Potts Way is served by the Meole Brace service only. See interactive map showing these stops.


Routes may be disrupted at times due to road closures or events, information will be supplied at bus shelters if relevant.

 

Fare details

All day parking when purchasing a ticket - free
Return bus fare - £1.60*

Group Ticket - Allowing up to 5 adults to travel after 9.30am Monday to Friday and all day Saturday - £2.50
Accompanied children under 16 years - free
Lost ticket fee - £1.60

English Concessionary Pass holders are eligible for a half-priced fare when travelling after 9.30am Monday to Friday and all day Saturday - 80p

 

Student discount

Students of Shrewsbury Sixth Form College and Shrewsbury High School are eligible for a 50% discount Monday to Friday during term time. The return fare is 80p for students aged 16 or over on production of a valid student identification card.

 

Season tickets

£6.40* per week, £24.00* per month
Pay on the bus to give you unlimited travel between the car park and the town centre.

 

Smart rider tickets £2.10*
One day's unlimited travel on all park and ride services.

  

Ten tripper tickets £14.40*
Ten return trips between the car park and the town centre. Valid for three months.

 

Please note that all season and multiple trip tickets are only valid when parking a vehicle at the designated park and ride sites.

 

Dogs

Dogs are allowed on the park & ride buses at the discretion of the drivers.

 

*Prices correct at January 2013, but subject to periodic review.

Ask driver for details of non standard fares.