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There are 5 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Aberystwyth by train, bus or car

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Train  •  6h 6m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Aberystwyth

$113 - $224

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Bus  •  9h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Aberystwyth National Express

$50 - $70

3 alternative options

Train via Reading  •  7h 3m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Aberystwyth

$128 - $210

Train via Smethwick Galton Bridge  •  7h 53m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Smethwick Galton Bridge
  3. Take the train from Smethwick Galton Bridge to Aberystwyth

$105 - $159

Drive  •  4h 43m

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Aberystwyth 254.2 miles

$50 - $80

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Aberystwyth is to drive which costs £40 - £65 and takes 4h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Aberystwyth is to drive which costs £40 - £65 and takes 4h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Aberystwyth. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London South and arriving at Aberystwyth via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Aberystwyth. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Aberystwyth via Reading and Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 3m.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Aberystwyth is 190 miles. The road distance is 254.2 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Aberystwyth without a car is to train which takes 6h 6m and costs £85 - £180.

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It takes approximately 6h 6m to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Aberystwyth, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Aberystwyth bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Gatwick Airport London South station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Aberystwyth train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Gatwick Airport station.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Aberystwyth is to train which takes 6h 6m and costs £85 - £180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £35 - £55 and takes 9h 10m.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Aberystwyth.
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  • Distance: 189.9 miles
  • Duration: 6h 6m

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Aberystwyth, Wales?

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Aberystwyth via London Victoria, Victoria station, Euston station, London Euston, and Birmingham New Street in around 6h 6m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Aberystwyth via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth in around 9h 10m.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Train from London Euston to Smethwick Galton Bridge
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
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
2h 52m
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 Smethwick Galton Bridge to Aberystwyth
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $75
First Anytime Day Single
$75 - $120
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $50
Thameslink
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 Gatwick Airport London South to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Aberystwyth
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
National Express

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Aberystwyth bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Aberystwyth station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Aberystwyth train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Aberystwyth station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Aberystwyth is 254 miles. It takes approximately 4h 43m to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Aberystwyth.

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