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Duration 5h 36m
Distance 101.7 miles
Average price £113
Frequency 9/day

Trip overview

The average train between Holyhead (Station) and Aberystwyth takes 5h 36m and the fastest train takes 4h 30m. The train service runs several times per day from Holyhead (Station) 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. Holyhead
  2. Shrewsbury
  3. Aberystwyth
5h 46m
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£90 - £134

Holyhead (Station) to Aberystwyth train times

Trains run every three hours between Holyhead (Station) and Aberystwyth. The earliest departure is at 04:25 in the morning, and the last departure from Holyhead (Station) is at 19:22 which arrives into Aberystwyth at 08:20. All services require a transfer at Shrewsbury and take an average of 5h 36m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Holyhead (Station) to Aberystwyth. However, there are services departing from Holyhead and arriving at Aberystwyth via Shrewsbury. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 46m.

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The distance between Holyhead (Station) and Aberystwyth is 66 miles. The road distance is 101.7 miles.

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Holyhead (Station) to Aberystwyth train services, operated by Transport for Wales, depart from Holyhead station.

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Holyhead (Station) to Aberystwyth train services, operated by Transport for Wales, arrive at Aberystwyth station.

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You can take a train from Holyhead (Station) to Aberystwyth via Shrewsbury in around 5h 46m.
Train operators
Transport for Wales
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Estimated price
£60 - £85

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