Gobowen railway station is on the Shrewsbury to Wrexham, Chester and North Wales route and is the nearest station to Oswestry; located off the A5 onto the B5069 from north or south of the village. The postcode is SY11 3JS. Ticket office & information services open Monday to Friday 07.15 - 16.00, Saturday 07.15 - 12.00; hot drink vending machine. Live Departure and Arrival screens. Car parking no charge for passengers - 70 spaces; cycle storage hoops.
Train times from 12 September to 10 December 2016 are:-
Departures to Wrexham, Chester, Llandudno Junction, Bangor and Holyhead/arrivals from Shrewsbury Mondays to Fridays at 09.43 and every hour until 17.44; also at 21.58. Saturdays 07.43 and every hour until 19.43. Sunday 15.44, 17.49 & 18.40.
Arrivals from Holyhead/departures for Shrewsbury Mondays to Fridays at 06.56, 08.53, 10.54 and during every hour until 19.52; also at 21.56. Saturdays 06.57 and during every hour until 20.03; also at 21.57. Sundays 12.57 & 18.59. Trains on this route originate from/continue to Cardiff Central or Birmingham International.
Additional services all days to Wrexham and Chester. Connections at Shrewsbury with the Cambrian line to Aberystwyth and Pwllheli and the Heart of Wales line to Swansea.