There are 6 ways to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Aberystwyth by train, bus, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Aberystwyth

$112 - $167

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal to Cardiff, Castle Street Stop KB (Castle Arcade) 216
  2. Take the bus from Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) to Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) T1c

$44 - $47

4 alternative options

Bus via Cardiff, Hayes Bridge Road (John Lewis Store)  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Airport to Cardiff, Castle Street National Express
  2. Take the bus from Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) to Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) T1c

$47 - $50

Train, bus  •  7 h

  1. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Carmarthen
  2. Take the bus from Carmarthen, Railway Station (Carmarthen Railway Station) to Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) T1

$48 - $107

Drive  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Aberystwyth 134.6 miles

$28 - $45

Towncar  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take a town car from Bristol Airport to Aberystwyth 134.6 miles

$270 - $380

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The cheapest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Aberystwyth is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Aberystwyth is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Aberystwyth station. However, there are services departing from Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal and arriving at Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) via Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 31 min.

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The distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Aberystwyth is 93 miles. The road distance is 134.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Aberystwyth without a car is to train which takes 6 h 18 min and costs £85 - £130.

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It takes approximately 6 h 18 min to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Aberystwyth, including transfers.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to Aberystwyth bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Aberystwyth is to train which takes 6 h 18 min and costs £85 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £33 - £37 and takes 6 h 31 min.

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Map of how to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Aberystwyth.
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  • Distance: 92.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 18 min

What companies run services between Bristol Airport (BRS), England and Aberystwyth, Wales?

You can take a train from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Aberystwyth via Temple Meads, Bristol Temple Meads, and Birmingham New Street in around 6 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Aberystwyth via Cardiff, Castle Street Stop KB (Castle Arcade) and Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) in around 6 h 31 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
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $75
First Anytime Day Single
$80 - $120
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
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 Newport (S Wales) to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 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
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal to Cardiff, Castle Street Stop KB (Castle Arcade)
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol Airport to Cardiff, Castle Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) to Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Bristol Airport to Aberystwyth
Estimated price
$270 - $380

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