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

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Train  •  6 h 2 min

  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

$133 - $225

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Bus  •  9 h 10 min

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

$51 - $71

3 alternative options

Train via Reading  •  7 h 2 min

  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

$134 - $211

Train, bus  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Cardiff Central
  3. Take the bus from Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) to Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) T1c

$126 - $198

Drive  •  4 h 43 min

  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 - £60 and takes 4 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Aberystwyth is to drive which costs £40 - £60 and takes 4 h 43 min.

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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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It takes approximately 6 h 2 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Aberystwyth, including transfers.

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

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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 7 h 2 min.

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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 Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, London Euston, and Birmingham New Street in around 6 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Aberystwyth via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth in around 9 h 10 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
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 51 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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
Train from Reading to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $110
Bus operators
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
$37
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Gatwick Airport South to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Aberystwyth
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com

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