From Manchester Airport train to Wilmslow, train to Shrewsbury, then train to Aberystwyth. 4hrs 05min £33. From Manchester Airport The Station line 18 bus to The Trafford Centre Bus Station, line 100 bus to Warrington, Bus Interchange (Golden Square), bus to Chester, Bus Exchange, bus to Chester, Foregate Street (BHS), line 1 bus to Wrexham, Bus Station (Wrexham Bus Station), bus to Dolgellau, Eldon Square 1 (Arced Idris), then bus to Aberystwyth, Park Avenue. 6hrs 28min £39. From Manchester drive to Aberystwyth. 2hrs 28min £24.