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There are 4 ways to get from Aberystwyth to Bridgwater by train, bus or car

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Train  •  6h 25m

  1. Take the train from Aberystwyth to Shrewsbury
  2. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Newport (S Wales)
  3. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Bridgwater

£78 - £127

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Bus  •  8h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 5 to Cardiff, Kingsway M7
  2. Take the bus from Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens to Bristol Bus & Coach Station 202 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Bridgwater

£38 - £54

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 5 to Cardiff, Kingsway M7
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bridgwater

£48 - £90

Drive  •  3h 2m

  1. Drive from Aberystwyth to Bridgwater 155.4 miles

£25 - £40

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The cheapest way to get from Aberystwyth to Bridgwater is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 3h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Aberystwyth to Bridgwater is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 3h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aberystwyth station to Bridgwater. However, there are services departing from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 5 and arriving at Bridgwater via Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens and Bristol Bus & Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 7m.

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No, there is no direct train from Aberystwyth to Bridgwater. However, there are services departing from Aberystwyth and arriving at Bridgwater via Shrewsbury and Newport (S Wales). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 25m.

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The distance between Aberystwyth and Bridgwater is 101 miles. The road distance is 155.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Aberystwyth to Bridgwater without a car is to train which takes 6h 25m and costs £75 - £130.

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It takes approximately 6h 25m to get from Aberystwyth to Bridgwater, including transfers.

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Aberystwyth to Bridgwater bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 5.

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Aberystwyth to Bridgwater train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Aberystwyth station.

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The best way to get from Aberystwyth to Bridgwater is to train which takes 6h 25m and costs £75 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £35 - £55 and takes 8h 7m.

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Map of how to get from Aberystwyth to Bridgwater.
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  • Distance: 100.8 miles
  • Duration: 6h 25m

What companies run services between Aberystwyth, Wales and Bridgwater, England?

You can take a train from Aberystwyth to Bridgwater via Shrewsbury and Newport (S Wales) in around 6h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aberystwyth to Bridgwater via Cardiff, Kingsway, Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens, and Bristol Bus & Coach Station in around 8h 7m.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Aberystwyth to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£25 - £40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
£12 - £17
Anytime Day Single
£25 - £40
First Anytime Day Single
£40 - £60
Train from Shrewsbury to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £45
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
£13 - £18
Anytime Day Single
£28 - £45
First Anytime Day Single
£45 - £70
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Bridgwater
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£25 - £45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£14 - £22
Advanced Single
£15 - £23
Anytime Day Single
£25 - £45
Train from Cardiff Central to Bridgwater
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£29 - £55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£17 - £26
Advanced Single
£18 - £26
Anytime Day Single
£29 - £55
Bus operators
Megabus UK
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens to Bristol Bus & Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£10 - £14
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National Express
Bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Bridgwater
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£10 - £13
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National Express

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Aberystwyth to Bridgwater bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bridgwater station.

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Aberystwyth to Bridgwater train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Bridgwater station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aberystwyth to Bridgwater is 155 miles. It takes approximately 3h 2m to drive from Aberystwyth to Bridgwater.

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