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

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Train  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Aberystwyth to Shrewsbury
  2. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Chester

$49 - $74

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Bus  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Dolgellau, Sgw�r Eldon Square (Arced Idris) T2
  2. Take the bus from Dolgellau, Sgw�r Eldon Square (Arced Idris) to Wrexham, Bus Station (Wrexham Bus Station) T3

$32 - $34

2 alternative options

Bus Tanat Valley  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Machynlleth, Clock (Red Lion Hotel PH) to Oswestry, Coach Park T12
  2. Take the bus from Oswestry, Bus Station (Stand 1) to Wrexham, Bus Station (Wrexham Bus Station) 2A / ...

$34 - $36

Drive  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Aberystwyth to Chester 89.9 miles

$19 - $28

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No, there is no direct bus from Aberystwyth station to Chester. However, there are services departing from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) and arriving at Chester, Pepper Street (The Pier) via Dolgellau, Sgw�r Eldon Square (Arced Idris) and Wrexham, Bus Station (Wrexham Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Aberystwyth to Chester. However, there are services departing from Aberystwyth and arriving at Chester via Shrewsbury. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 17 min.

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The distance between Aberystwyth and Chester is 74 miles. The road distance is 89.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Aberystwyth to Chester without a car is to train which takes 3 h 17 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 17 min to get from Aberystwyth to Chester, including transfers.

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Aberystwyth to Chester bus services, operated by Lloyds Coaches, arrive at Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4 (Aberystwyth Bus Station).

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

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The best way to get from Aberystwyth to Chester is to train which takes 3 h 17 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 51 min.

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Aberystwyth to Chester bus services, operated by Lloyds Coaches, arrive at Wrexham, Bus Station (Wrexham Bus Station).

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Aberystwyth to Chester train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Chester station.

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Map of how to get from Aberystwyth to Chester.
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  • Distance: 73.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 17 min

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

You can take a train from Aberystwyth to Chester via Shrewsbury in around 3 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aberystwyth to Chester via Dolgellau, Sgw�r Eldon Square (Arced Idris) and Wrexham, Bus Station (Wrexham Bus Station) in around 4 h 51 min.

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
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Train from Shrewsbury to Chester
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $25
First Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
Bus operators
Lloyds Coaches
Phone
+44 1654 702100
Email
info@lloydscoaches.com
Website
lloydscoaches.com
Bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Dolgellau, Sgw�r Eldon Square (Arced Idris)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
lloydscoaches.com
Bus from Dolgellau, Sgw�r Eldon Square (Arced Idris) to Wrexham, Bus Station (Wrexham Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
lloydscoaches.com
Tanat Valley
Phone
01691 780212
Email
info@tanat.co.uk
Website
tanat.co.uk
Bus from Machynlleth, Clock (Red Lion Hotel PH) to Oswestry, Coach Park
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
tanat.co.uk
Arriva Midlands
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Oswestry, Bus Station (Stand 1) to Wrexham, Bus Station (Wrexham Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Aberystwyth to Chester is 90 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 54 min to drive from Aberystwyth to Chester.

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