Offa's Dyke Association

Local Bus Transport

We hope the following information is of use to all those planning shorter or longer walks in the area round Offa's Dyke Path. We want to encourage you to use local transport when hiking, and to leave the car at home!

As the following information was gathered in December 2009, it is important to check the current timetable before relying on it. You can get information from the operators or from county public transport sections: the phone numbers are given below. Place names in CAPITALS are on or near the Path. Services are in North to South order.

Public transport enquiry phone numbers:

Flintshire Mold (01352) 704035
Denbighshire Mold (01824) 706847
Wrexham Wrexham (01978) 266166
Shropshire 0871 200 2233 (Traveline Cymru)
Powys Llandrindod Wells (01597) 826642/43/76
Herefordshire 01432 260211. See also their website
Gwent area 0871 200 22 33
Gloucestershire Gloucester 0870 608 2608

Arriva Cymru (01745 343492)

11/11A Rhyl - PRESTATYN - Holywell - Chester, 1 every half-hour Mon-Sat daytime: Every 2 hours Sunday & Bank Holidays.

M & H Coaches (01745 730700)

76 Denbigh - LLANDYRNOG, 5 Mon-Sat, 4 on to Ruthin.

G H A Coaches 01978 820820

1/2 Ruthin - LLANARMON-YN-IAL - Mold. 5 Mon-Fri, 9 Sat.
X50 Ruthin - LLANDEGLA - Wrexham. 5 Mon-Sat

G H A Coaches 01978 820820/Bryn Melyn Motors 01978 812812

5/5A LLANGOLLEN-TREVOR - Wrexham. Hourly Mon-Sat.

Arriva Cymru (08448 004411)

X94 Barmouth - LLANGOLLEN - Ruabon - Wrexham. 7 Mon-Sat, 4 Sun.

M & H Coaches (01745 730700)

76/151 Ruthin - Denbigh. 1 Mon-Sat. Not Bank Holidays.

Bryn Melyn Motors (01978 812812)

64 Llangollen - FRONCYSYLLTE - Chirk - Glyn Ceiriog. 7 Mon-Sat

G.H.A.Coaches (01978 820820)

60 OSWESTRY - CHIRK STATION - Glyn Ceiriog - Llanarmon D.C. 1 daily Mon-Sat.
65 Llanarmon D.C - Glyn Ceiriog - Wrexham 3 daily.

Tanat Valley Coaches (01691 780212)

X1 LLYNCLYS - OSWESTRY - LLANYMYNECH - Aberystwyth. 1 Friday (first Fri in May to first Fri in December).
445 Oswestry - LLANYMYNECH - Llanfyllin. 4 Mon-Sat.
D74 LLANYMYNECH - FOUR CROSSES - Shrewsbury Mon-Sat 2.
D71 WELSHPOOL - LLANYMYNECH - Oswestry. Mon-Sat 5.
D79 Oswestry - PORTHYWAEN - Llanrhaeadr. Mon-Sat 1.
D77 LLANYMYNECH - FOUR CROSSES - Welshpool - Newtown. 1 Schooldays.
X4 Oswestry - PANT - LLANYMYNECH - FOUR CROSSES - Guilsfield - WELSHPOOL. 1 a week.

Arriva Cymru/Arriva Midlands North (08712 002233)

2/2A OSWESTRY - CHIRK - Ruabon - Wrexham. Mon-Sat hourly.
70 OSWESTRY - Shrewsbury. 13 Mon-Sat. 5 Sun & B.Hol
71 Oswestry - LLANYMYNECH - FOUR CROSSES. 8 Mon-Sat.
576 Shrewsbury - OSWESTRY. 8 Mon-Sat.
777 WELSHPOOL - MONTGOMERY - WELSHPOOL. 2 Mondays only.

Mid-Wales Motors (01686 626345)

778 Newtown - BLUEBELL INN - Newtown. 1 Tues & Sat.

Tanat Valley (01691 780212)

558 Shrewsbury - MONTGOMERY. 3 Mon-Sat.

Minsterley Motors (01743 791208)

775 Pontesbury - Bishops Castle - BLUEBELL - Newtown. 1 Tuesdays.
553/552 BISHOPS CASTLE - Shrewsbury. 6 Mon-Sat, 6 Sun.

Horrocks Coaches (01588 680364)

745 Ludlow - Craven Arms - Clun - NEWCASTLE upon CLUN - Bishop's Castle. 1 Mon-Fri.
773 CLUN - NEWCASTLE - Newtown. 1 Tues
766 Bishops Castle - MAINSTONE village. 2 Mon-Fri. Schooldays only
767 Bishops Castle - MONTGOMERY - FORDEN - Welshpool. 1 Mondays

Arriva Midlands (0870 608 2608)

738/740 Ludlow - KNIGHTON. 4 Mon-Sat.

Owens Motors, Knighton (01547 528303)

44 Presteigne - KNIGHTON - FELINDRE - Newtown. 1 Tues (fortnightly in winter)

Veolia Transport Cymru 01792 851569 - http://www.veolia-transport.co.uk

41 Newtown - FELINDRE - LLOYNEY - KNUCKLAS - KNIGHTON - Presteigne - KINGTON. 1 Mon-Sat from Newtown, 2 Mon-Sat from Knighton.
X11 Builth Wells - New Radnor - Kinnerton - Discoed - Presteigne - KNIGHTON - Ludlow. 1 Mon & Thur return.

Knighton Taxis 01547 528165 (some journeys by request only)

T41 KNIGHTON - Norton - Presteigne - KINGTON 2 Mon-Fri.
T58 KNIGHTON - KNUCKLAS - LLOYNEY - LLANGUNLLO - Whitton - DOLLEY GREEN - KNIGHTON 2 Mon-Fri.
T58 KNIGHTON - LLANGUNLLO - Bledffa - Monaughty - Whitton - KNIGHTON 1 Thur.

Lugg Valley Primrose Travel (01568 612759)

493 PRESTEIGNE - Shobdon - Leominster (for Hereford). 3 Mon-Fri 3 Sat.
495 KINGTON - Pembridge - Leominster. 4 Mon-Fri. 3 Sat

Sargeants Bros., Kington (01544 230481) - http://www.sargeantsbros.com/

461 Hereford - KINGTON - New Radnor - Llandrindod Wells. 4 Mon-Sat. inc. Good Friday
461 Llandrindod Wells - New Radnor - KINGTON - Hereford. 2 Mon-Sat.
464 KINGTON - GLADESTRY - KINGTON. 1 Tuesday (circular)

Roy Browns Coaches, Builth Wells (01982 552597)

445 Llandrindod Wells - Builth Wells - HAY - Hereford. 1 Sat.

Stagecoach (01633 485118)

39/40 Brecon - HAY - Hereford. 5 Mon-Sat. Brecon - HAY. 1 Mon-Fri

Offa's Dyke Flyer Circular Minibus Service (01873 853254)

B9 HAY - Capel-y-Ffin - Llanthony Priory - Llanfihangel Crucorney - Longtown - Craswell - HAY. End of May - mid-Sep. Sundays only. Bike rack.

Abbey Cars (01981 570301)

441 Hereford - LONGTOWN. 1 Wednesday.
442 Ewyas Harold -LONGTOWN - PANDY - Abergavenny. 1 Tuesday.

Stagecoach (01633 485118)

X3/X4 Abergavenny - PANDY - Hereford. 10 Mon-Sat.

Stagecoach (01594 837408)

416 Hereford - MONMOUTH. 7 Mon-Sat.

Drake Travel (01495 292888)

83 Abergavenny - MONMOUTH. 6 Mon-Sat. 4 Sun and Bank Holiday

Stagecoach (01443 687682)

34 MONMOUTH - Ross. 6 Mon-Sat.

Drake Travel (01495 292888)/ Glyn Williams Travel 01495 229237

60 Newport - Usk - MONMOUTH. 6 Mon-Sat. 3 Sun and Bank Hol. Mon.

Langleys Coaches (01291 624951) and Stagecoach (01633 485118)

69 MONMOUTH - TINTERN - CHEPSTOW. 9 Mon - Sat, 4 summer Sundays and Bank Hol. Mon.

Langleys Coaches (01291 624951)

65 MONMOUTH - Trellech - CHEPSTOW. 6 Mon-Sat.

Drake Travel 01495 292888

73 CHEPSTOW - Newport. 6 from Newport, 10 from Chepstow Mon-Sat.

Langleys Coaches (01291 624951)

761 SEDBURY - CHEPSTOW - Bulwark. 8 Mon-Sat.

Stagecoach (01633 485118)

74 CHEPSTOW - Newport. 15 Mon-Sat.
X14 Bristol - CHEPSTOW - Newport - Cwmbran. 5 Mon-Sat.

Stagecoach (01594 837408)

705 ST BRIAVELS COMMON - REDBROOK - MONMOUTH. 1 Wednesday.

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