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There are 4 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Aberystwyth by train, bus or car

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Train  •  5h 43m

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

£97 - £237

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Bus  •  8h 38m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Aberystwyth National Express

£12 - £14

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6h 33m

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the bus from Cardiff, Central Station JM to Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 T1c

Drive  •  4h 16m

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Aberystwyth 234.2 miles

£35 - £55

London Paddington Station to Aberystwyth by subway and train

The journey time between London Paddington Station and Aberystwyth is around 5h 33m and covers a distance of around 239 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 51m. Operated by London Underground (Tube), Avanti West Coast, London Midland and others, the London Paddington Station to Aberystwyth service departs from Paddington and arrives in Aberystwyth. Typically 32 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
5h 33m
Fastest journey time:
4h 51m
Services per week:
32
Cheapest price:
£97
Carbon emissions:
20 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:29
Last service departs at:
23:14

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Paddington Station to Aberystwyth subway and train schedules

London Paddington Station → Aberystwyth
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The cost-effective way to get from London Paddington Station to Aberystwyth is to bus, which costs £11 - £15 and takes 8h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Aberystwyth is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 4h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Paddington Station station to Aberystwyth. However, there are services departing from Paddington Rail Station and arriving at Aberystwyth via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 38m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Paddington Station to Aberystwyth. However, there are services departing from Paddington and arriving at Aberystwyth via London Euston and Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 43m.

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The distance between London Paddington Station and Aberystwyth is 178 miles. The road distance is 234.2 miles.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Aberystwyth without a car is to train which takes 5h 43m and costs £95 - £240.

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It takes approximately 5h 43m to get from London Paddington Station to Aberystwyth, including transfers.

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London Paddington Station to Aberystwyth bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Victoria Coach Station.

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London Paddington Station to Aberystwyth train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from London Euston station.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Aberystwyth is to train which takes 5h 43m and costs £95 - £240. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 - £15 and takes 8h 38m.

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  • Distance: 178.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 43m

What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and Aberystwyth, Wales?

You can take a train from London Paddington Station to Aberystwyth via Euston Square station, London Euston, and Birmingham New Street in around 5h 43m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Aberystwyth once daily. Tickets cost £10 - £13 and the journey takes 7h 5m.

Train operators
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£42 - £48
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single
£42 - £48
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £65
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£50 - £65
Anytime Day 1st Class
£90 - £120
Bus operators
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Cardiff, Central Station JM to Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
New Adventure Travel
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Aberystwyth
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£10 - £13
Website
National Express

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London Paddington Station to Aberystwyth bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Aberystwyth station.

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London Paddington Station to Aberystwyth train services, operated by Transport for Wales, arrive at Aberystwyth station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Paddington Station to Aberystwyth is 234 miles. It takes approximately 4h 16m to drive from London Paddington Station to Aberystwyth.

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