T: 01691 664400

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 – www.arrivabus.co.uk or call 01691 664661

Tanat Valley Coaches – www.tanat.co.uk or call 01691 780212

Bryn Melyn – www.bryn-melyn.co.uk or call 01978 812812

Parish Coaches – 01691 656222

Wrexham Residents

The school operates a minibus service running daily between Wrexham and The Marches. For more details on this service and to apply for a seat on the minibus, please contact the school on 01691 664400 or email admin@marchesschool.net

Who is entitled to free school transport?

Shropshire Residents

Please visit www.shropshire.gov.uk/schools/apply-for-home-to-school-travel-support or call 0345 678006 for more details

Powys Residents

Please visit www.powys.gov.uk 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 trasport costs if parents:

Please visit www.shropshire.gov.uk or call 01743 252485 for more details.


A minibus service is currently being investigated to provide transport from Ellesmere to The Marches School.

Additional links and services are constantly been investigated and developed. To speak to a member of staff at the school about bus routes to and from school, please contact main reception on 01691 664400.