From Manchester Airport train to Wilmslow, train to Shrewsbury, then train to Aberystwyth. 4hrs 35min £46. From Manchester Airport train to Crewe, train to Shrewsbury, Bus Station (Stand R), bus to Llanidloes, The Groe (Groe Bus Station), then line 525 bus to Aberystwyth, Social Security (Aberystwyth Social Security). 6hrs 31min £37. From Manchester Airport The Station bus to Intu Trafford Centre Bus Station, line 100 bus to Warrington, Bus Interchange (Golden Square), bus to Chester, Railway Station (Town Crier), line 1 bus to Wrexham, Bus Station Bay 1 (Wrexham Bus Station), bus to Dolgellau, Eldon Square 1 (Arced Idris), then bus to Aberystwyth, Social Security (Aberystwyth Social Security). 8hrs 33min £34. From Manchester Airport (MAN) drive to Aberystwyth. 2hrs 28min £26.