Transport Links

Students currently travel to The Marches School using a variety of means including service buses, taxis, bikes and on foot. The existing bus links to and from the school are very good and provide access from a number of areas in and around Oswestry, including across the border into Powys and Wrexham.

Please visit their websites for the the most up-to-date timetables and services:

Arriva Buses – or call 01691 664661
Tanat Valley Coaches – or call 01691 780212
Bryn Melyn – or call 01978 812812
Parish Coaches – 01691 656222

Minibus Services 2015-16
The school also operates a number of minibus services which running daily. For more details on this service and to apply for a seat on one of the minibus services, please contact Amy Gregory on 01691 664404 or email

Minibus 1 – Wrexham (Hightown), Marchwiel, Ellesmere and St Martins

Minibus 1 Timetable












Minibus 2 – Wrexham (B&Q) and Johnstown

Minibus 2 Timetable








Minibus 3 – Chirk, Gledrid, Weston Rhyn, Wern and Selattyn

Minibus 3 Timetable















Who is entitled to free school transport?

Shropshire Residents
Please visit or call 0345 678006 for more details

Powys Residents
Please visit or call 01597 826438 for more details.

Post-16 Transport
Students can apply for a bus pass through Shropshire Council or consider route options and contaqct the bus company direct. Students will be entitled to assistance with transport costs if parents:

  • Qualify for free school meals
  • Receive income based job seekers allowance
  • Receive income support
  • Receive child tax credits with an income of less than £16,190

Please visit or call 01743 252485 for more details.

The 16-19 Bursary can also be used to assist with post-16 transport costs. To find out more, please click here.

Transport Links