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Duration 5h 34m
Distance 157.2 miles
Average price £168
Frequency 8/day

Trip overview

The average train between Oxford and Aberystwyth takes 5h 34m and the fastest train takes 4h 35m. The train service runs several times per day from Oxford 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. Oxford
  2. Birmingham New Street
  3. Aberystwyth
5h 4m
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£97 - £221

Oxford to Aberystwyth train times

Trains run every four hours between Oxford and Aberystwyth. The earliest departure is at 18:40 in the evening, and the last departure from Oxford is at 21:37 which arrives into Aberystwyth at 09:19. All services require a transfer at Birmingham New Street and take an average of 5h 34m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Oxford to Aberystwyth. However, there are services departing from Oxford and arriving at Aberystwyth via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 4m.

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The distance between Oxford and Aberystwyth is 129 miles. The road distance is 157.2 miles.

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Oxford to Aberystwyth train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Oxford station.

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

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