Duration 3h 53m
Distance 106.9 miles
Average price £52
Frequency 11/day

Trip overview

The average train between Aberystwyth and Runcorn takes 3h 53m and the fastest train takes 3h 17m. The train service runs several times per day from Aberystwyth to Runcorn. 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. Runcorn
3h 38m
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£40 - £87

Aberystwyth to Runcorn train times

Trains run every two hours between Aberystwyth and Runcorn. The earliest departure is at 05:30 in the morning, and the last departure from Aberystwyth is at 19:30 which arrives into Runcorn at 05:58. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 53m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Aberystwyth to Runcorn? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct train from Aberystwyth to Runcorn. However, there are services departing from Aberystwyth and arriving at Runcorn via Shrewsbury and Crewe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 38m.

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The distance between Aberystwyth and Runcorn is 86 miles. The road distance is 106.9 miles.

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

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Aberystwyth to Runcorn train services, operated by Transport for Wales, arrive at Crewe station.

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You can take a train from Aberystwyth to Runcorn via Shrewsbury and Crewe in around 3h 38m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£25 - £40

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