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Travelling to Ludlow, Car Parking and other information

Ludlow Car Parking, Park & Ride, Bus and Rail Information

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Ludlow is situated on the A49 trunk road which runs from Warrington, through Shrewsbury and Hereford to Ross-on-Wye.
From Birmingham, head west on the A456 through Kidderminster. From the M5 leave at junction 3 and continue on the A456 through Kidderminster.

Parking in Ludlow

Car Parks:
The three principal car parks in the centre of Ludlow are at Upper Galdeford (Somerfield), Lower Galdeford (Smithfield), and Castle Street. They operate on a pay-and-display basis. Click here for Ludlow map with car parks featured

Pay and Display Meters:
On-street parking in the town centre (Central Red Zone) is available with Pay and Display. Further out from the town centre (Blue Zone) it is free but time restricted

Ludlow Park and Ride

Ludlow Park & Ride is based at the Eco Business Park and can easily be reached from all areas using the A49. Follow the signs in and around Ludlow to the site.
If using Sat Nav use post code SY8 1ES.

Car park:

  • Free all day parking when purchasing a ticket.
  • On-site CCTV in the car park for your vehicle's security.
  • Cycle parking is available at the Eco Park site.

Times from car park

  • Buses run from 07.15 to 17.45 Monday to Saturday. The last bus arrives at the Assembly Rooms at 18:00 where the service terminates.

Times from town centre:

  • Buses run from 07.30 to 17.30 Monday to Saturday

Fare details:

The cost is £1.20 Return from the Eco Park site.
(Price correct on the 05/12/14, please check with Shropshire Council for the current pricing)

Visit the Shropshire Council web site for further details


The bus service 192/292 serves Ludlow from Kidderminster. The town is also served by local bus services for destinations in Shropshire and Herefordshire. Phone Shropshire Traveline on 0345 056785.


The Marches Line offers a comfortable and convenient means of getting to Ludlow.

There are connections at Crewe and Manchester for the North, Shrewsbury for Birmingham and the Midlands and the Cambrian Line and connections at Newport (Wales) for London and the South East and Bristol and the South West.

Ludlow's railway station is a short walk (about 5 minutes) from the town centre or you can catch the town bus service which passes every 15 minutes.

For times and fares visit the Arriva Trains Wales website:

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