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

$113 - $224

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Bus  •  9 h 50 min

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

$33 - $40

3 alternative options

Train via Reading  •  7 h 6 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

$128 - $210

Train, bus  •  8 h 10 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

$119 - $196

Drive  •  4 h 43 min

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

$50 - $80

Questions & Answers

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 London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 50 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 6 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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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Aberystwyth without a car is to train which takes 6 h 2 min and costs .

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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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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 6 h 2 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 50 min.

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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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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Aberystwyth.
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  • Distance: 189.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 2 min

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 London Victoria Coach Station in around 9 h 50 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 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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $50
Train from Reading to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $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
$36
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
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 London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Aberystwyth
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com

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

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