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There are 3 ways to get from Cheltenham to Aberystwyth by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Aberystwyth

$87 - $130

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Bus  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Cheltenham to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Aberystwyth National Express

$21 - $29

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Drive  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to Aberystwyth 124.5 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Cheltenham to Aberystwyth is to bus which costs £16 - £23 and takes 5 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cheltenham to Aberystwyth is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cheltenham to Aberystwyth. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham and arriving at Aberystwyth via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cheltenham to Aberystwyth. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham Spa and arriving at Aberystwyth via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 38 min.

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The distance between Cheltenham and Aberystwyth is 93 miles. The road distance is 124.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Aberystwyth without a car is to train which takes 4 h 38 min and costs £65 - £100.

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It takes approximately 4 h 38 min to get from Cheltenham to Aberystwyth, including transfers.

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Cheltenham to Aberystwyth bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cheltenham station.

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Cheltenham to Aberystwyth train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Cheltenham Spa station.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Aberystwyth is to train which takes 4 h 38 min and costs £65 - £100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 - £23 and takes 5 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Cheltenham to Aberystwyth.
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  • Distance: 92.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 38 min

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

You can take a train from Cheltenham to Aberystwyth via Birmingham New Street in around 4 h 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cheltenham to Aberystwyth via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth in around 5 h 55 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
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 Cheltenham to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Aberystwyth
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Cheltenham to Aberystwyth bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Aberystwyth station.

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Cheltenham to Aberystwyth train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Aberystwyth station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cheltenham to Aberystwyth is 124 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 38 min to drive from Cheltenham to Aberystwyth.

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