Duration 3h 21m
Distance 90.8 miles
Average price £71
Frequency 10/day

Trip overview

The average train between Chester and Aberystwyth takes 3h 21m and the fastest train takes 2h 45m. The train service runs several times per day from Chester to Aberystwyth. 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. Chester
  2. Shrewsbury
  3. Aberystwyth
3h 44m
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£55 - £86

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No, there is no direct train from Chester to Aberystwyth. However, there are services departing from Chester and arriving at Aberystwyth via Shrewsbury. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 44m.

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The distance between Chester and Aberystwyth is 74 miles. The road distance is 90.8 miles.

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

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

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You can take a train from Chester to Aberystwyth via Shrewsbury in around 3h 44m.
Train operators
Transport for Wales
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
£25 - £40

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