Duration 3h 52m
Distance 100.8 miles
Average price £50
Frequency 11/day

Trip overview

The average train between Aberystwyth and Birkenhead takes 3h 52m and the fastest train takes 3h 36m. The train service runs several times per day from Aberystwyth to Birkenhead. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Aberystwyth
  2. Shrewsbury
  3. Birkenhead
4h 9m
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£41 - £62

Aberystwyth to Birkenhead train times

Trains run every two hours between Aberystwyth and Birkenhead. The earliest departure is at 08:30 in the morning, and the last departure from Aberystwyth is at 19:30 which arrives into Birkenhead at 23:39. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 52m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Aberystwyth to Birkenhead. However, there are services departing from Aberystwyth and arriving at Birkenhead Hamilton Square via Shrewsbury and Chester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 9m.

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The distance between Aberystwyth and Birkenhead is 81 miles. The road distance is 100.8 miles.

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Aberystwyth to Birkenhead train services, operated by Transport for Wales, depart from Aberystwyth station.

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Aberystwyth to Birkenhead train services, operated by Transport for Wales, arrive at Chester station.

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You can take a train from Aberystwyth to Birkenhead via Shrewsbury and Chester in around 4h 9m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£25 - £40

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