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There are 4 ways to get from Aberystwyth to Conwy by train or car

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Train  •  5h 56m

  1. Take the train from Aberystwyth to Shrewsbury
  2. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Llandudno Junction

$68 - $113

Cheapest option

Train, drive  •  1h 38m

  1. Take the train from Aberystwyth to Machynlleth
  2. Drive from Machynlleth to Conwy

$20 - $30

2 alternative options

Train, Steam train  •  6h 25m

  1. Take the train from Dovey Junction to Minffordd
  2. Take the Steam train from Minffordd to Blaenau Ffestiniog

$50 - $65

Drive  •  1h 34m

  1. Drive from Aberystwyth to Conwy 70.2 miles

$15 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Aberystwyth to Conwy is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Aberystwyth to Conwy is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1h 34m.

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No, there is no direct train from Aberystwyth to Conwy. However, there are services departing from Aberystwyth and arriving at Betws-y-Coed via Shrewsbury and Llandudno Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 56m.

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The distance between Aberystwyth and Conwy is 48 miles. The road distance is 70.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Aberystwyth to Conwy without a car is to train which takes 5h 56m and costs £50 - £90.

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It takes approximately 5h 56m to get from Aberystwyth to Conwy, including transfers.

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

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Aberystwyth to Conwy train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Llandudno Junction station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aberystwyth to Conwy is 70 miles. It takes approximately 1h 34m to drive from Aberystwyth to Conwy.

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  • Distance: 48.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 56m

What companies run services between Aberystwyth, Wales and Conwy, Wales?

You can take a train from Aberystwyth to Conwy via Shrewsbury and Llandudno Junction in around 5h 56m.

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
$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 Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
Train from Dovey Junction to Minffordd
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $23
First Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
Train from Aberystwyth to Machynlleth
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
First Anytime Day Single
$13 - $20
Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways
Phone
01766 516024
Email
enquiries@ffwhr.com
Website
festrail.co.uk
Train from Minffordd to Blaenau Ffestiniog
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22
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Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways

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