There are 5 ways to get from Aberystwyth to Cornwall by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  9 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Aberystwyth to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Plymouth
  3. Take the train from Plymouth to Luxulyan

$170 - $269

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 5 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Cathays Park, University (University of Wales Cardiff) M7
  2. Take the bus from Cardiff University to Bristol Airport
  3. Take the bus from Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal to Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station
  4. Take the bus from Plymouth to Lanivet

$75 - $98

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) T1c
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bodmin Parkway

$154 - $246

Bus, train via Carmarthen  •  11 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Carmarthen, Railway Station (Carmarthen Railway Station) T1
  2. Take the train from Carmarthen to Cardiff Central
  3. Take the train from Cardiff Central to St Austell

$149 - $315

Drive  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Aberystwyth to Cornwall 266.4 miles

$55 - $85

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

You can take a train from Aberystwyth to Cornwall via Birmingham New Street and Plymouth in around 9 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aberystwyth to Cornwall via Cathays Park, University (University of Wales Cardiff), Cardiff University, Bristol Airport, Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal, Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station, and Plymouth in around 11 h 39 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Aberystwyth to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
First Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
Train from Carmarthen to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Plymouth to Luxulyan
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$15 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $40
Train from Cardiff Central to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $200
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $90
Advanced Single
$60 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $200
Train from Carmarthen to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
Train from Cardiff Central to St Austell
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $220
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$60 - $95
Advanced Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $220
Bus operators
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse)
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 5 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Cathays Park, University (University of Wales Cardiff)
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Book at
uk.megabus.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cardiff University to Bristol Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Plymouth to Lanivet
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal to Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Aberystwyth to Cornwall?

The distance between Aberystwyth and Cornwall is 227 km. The road distance is 426 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Aberystwyth to Cornwall?

The cheapest way to get from Aberystwyth to Cornwall is to drive which costs £40 - £60 and takes 4 h 53 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Aberystwyth to Cornwall?

The quickest way to get from Aberystwyth to Cornwall is to drive which takes 4 h 53 min and costs £40 - £60.

Is there a direct train between Aberystwyth and Cornwall?

No, there is no direct train from Aberystwyth to Cornwall. However, there are services departing from Aberystwyth and arriving at Luxulyan via Birmingham New Street and Plymouth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 33 min.

Is there a direct bus between Aberystwyth and Cornwall?

No, there is no direct bus from Aberystwyth to Cornwall. However, there are services departing from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 5 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) and arriving at Lanivet via Cardiff University, Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal and Plymouth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 39 min.

How long does it take to get from Aberystwyth to Cornwall?

It takes approximately 9 h 33 min to get from Aberystwyth to Cornwall, including transfers.