Duration 6h 43m
Distance 174.7 miles
Average price £78
Frequency 11/day

Trip overview

The average train between Aberystwyth and Skipton takes 6h 43m and the fastest train takes 5h 42m. The train service runs several times per day from Aberystwyth to Skipton. 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. Manchester Piccadilly
  4. Leeds
  5. Skipton
6h 18m
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£62 - £97

Aberystwyth to Skipton train times

Trains run every two hours between Aberystwyth and Skipton. The earliest departure is at 08:30 in the morning, and the last departure from Aberystwyth is at 19:30 which arrives into Skipton at 06:00. All services require a transfer, and take on average 6h 43m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Aberystwyth to Skipton. However, there are services departing from Aberystwyth and arriving at Skipton via Shrewsbury, Manchester Piccadilly and Leeds. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 18m.

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The distance between Aberystwyth and Skipton is 138 miles. The road distance is 174.7 miles.

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

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Aberystwyth to Skipton train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Skipton station.

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