There are 6 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Aberystwyth by train, bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train via London Euston  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Aberystwyth

$144 - $226

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Aberystwyth National Express

$50 - $62

4 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Watford Junction to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Aberystwyth

$112 - $172

Train, bus  •  8 h

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

$106 - $171

Drive  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Aberystwyth 209.8 miles

$45 - $65

Fly, train  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  2. Take the train from Wilmslow to Shrewsbury
  3. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Aberystwyth

$117 - $329

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Aberystwyth is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 4 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Aberystwyth is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 4 h 10 min.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Aberystwyth is 169 miles. The road distance is 209.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 56 min to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Aberystwyth, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Aberystwyth. However, there are services departing from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 and arriving at Aberystwyth via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 40 min.

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What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and Aberystwyth, Wales?

You can take a train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Aberystwyth via London Paddington, Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, Euston Square Underground Station, London Euston, and Birmingham New Street in around 5 h 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Aberystwyth via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth in around 7 h 40 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $110
Train from Watford Junction to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $90
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
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $75
First Anytime Day Single
$80 - $120
Train from Wilmslow to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from Shrewsbury to Aberystwyth
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
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
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $45
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
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

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