There are 3 ways to get from Aberystwyth to Chester by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 19 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 52 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

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Aberystwyth to Chester 89.9 miles

$19 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Aberystwyth to Chester is to drive which costs £14 - £22 and takes 1 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Aberystwyth to Chester is to drive which costs £14 - £22 and takes 1 h 54 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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It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to get from Aberystwyth to Chester, including transfers.

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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 52 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 19 min.

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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 19 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 52 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
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Train from Shrewsbury to Chester
Ave. Duration
54 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

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