There are 6 ways to get from Aberystwyth to Newport by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  4 h 4 min

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

$68 - $104

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Bus, line 30 bus  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) T1c
  2. Take the line 30 bus from Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Golden Cross PH) to Newport, Friars Walk 30

$39

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5 h 11 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 Newport (S Wales)

$41 - $97

Bus, line 50 bus  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 3 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Llandrindod Wells, Station (Llandrindod Wells Station) X47
  2. Take the bus from Llandrindod Wells, Station (Llandrindod Wells Station) to Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) T4
  3. Take the line 50 bus from Bargoed, Interchange to Newport, Market Square 50

$48

Drive  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Aberystwyth to Newport 99.5 miles

$21 - $35

Uber  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take an Uber from Aberystwyth to Newport 99.5 miles

$210 - $290

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Aberystwyth station to Newport. However, there are services departing from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) and arriving at Newport, Friars Walk via Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Golden Cross PH). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Aberystwyth to Newport. However, there are services departing from Aberystwyth and arriving at Newport (S Wales) via Shrewsbury. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 4 min.

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The distance between Aberystwyth and Newport is 74 miles. The road distance is 99.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Aberystwyth to Newport without a car is to train which takes 4 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 4 min to get from Aberystwyth to Newport, including transfers.

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Aberystwyth to Newport bus services, operated by New Adventure Travel, arrive at Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station).

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

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The best way to get from Aberystwyth to Newport is to train which takes 4 h 4 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 30 bus, which costs and takes 4 h 43 min.

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Aberystwyth to Newport bus services, operated by Cardiff Bus, arrive at Newport, Friars Walk station.

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Aberystwyth to Newport train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Newport (S Wales) station.

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Map of how to get from Aberystwyth to Newport.
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  • Distance: 73.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 4 min

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

You can take a train from Aberystwyth to Newport via Shrewsbury in around 4 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aberystwyth to Newport via Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) and Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Golden Cross PH) in around 4 h 43 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 Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$60 - $90
Train from Carmarthen to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Carmarthen to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$26 - $40
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $90
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
$37
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Cardiff Bus
Phone
029 2066 6444
Email
talktous@cardiffbus.com
Website
cardiffbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Golden Cross PH) to Newport, Friars Walk
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
cardiffbus.com
Celtic Travel
Phone
01686 412231
Website
celtic-travel.co.uk
Bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 3 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Llandrindod Wells, Station (Llandrindod Wells Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
celtic-travel.co.uk
Stagecoach South Wales
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Llandrindod Wells, Station (Llandrindod Wells Station) to Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bargoed, Interchange to Newport, Market Square
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Aberystwyth to Newport
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$210 - $290
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uber.com
Assist
$210 - $290
UberX
$210 - $290
Exec
$260 - $360
UberXL
$300 - $410

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Yes, the driving distance between Aberystwyth to Newport is 99 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 14 min to drive from Aberystwyth to Newport.

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