There are 3 ways to get from Birmingham to Aberystwyth 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  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Aberystwyth

$50 - $75

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham to Aberystwyth National Express

$13 - $18

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Aberystwyth 123.9 miles

$26 - $40

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

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Birmingham to Aberystwyth every 4 hours. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 52 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Birmingham to Aberystwyth twice daily. Tickets cost $13 - $18 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Aberystwyth
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $75
First Anytime Day Single
$80 - $120
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Birmingham and Aberystwyth is 148 km. The road distance is 198 km.

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Aberystwyth is to bus which costs £10 - £14 and takes 3 h 45 min.

The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Aberystwyth is to drive which takes 2 h 27 min and costs £20 - £29.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Birmingham New Street and arriving at Aberystwyth. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 2 h 52 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Birmingham and arriving at Aberystwyth. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

The train from Birmingham New Street to Aberystwyth takes 2 h 52 min including transfers and departs every four hours.