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

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Train  •  5h 14m

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

$95 - $179

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Bus  •  7h 15m

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

$21 - $27

2 alternative options

Train via Smethwick Galton Bridge  •  5h 57m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Smethwick Galton Bridge
  2. Take the train from Smethwick Galton Bridge to Aberystwyth

$93 - $140

Drive  •  4h 21m

  1. Drive from London to Aberystwyth 236.5 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from London to Aberystwyth is to bus which costs £16 - £21 and takes 7h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Aberystwyth is to drive which costs £35 - £60 and takes 4h 21m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria Coach Station station and arriving at Aberystwyth. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Aberystwyth. However, there are services departing from London Euston and arriving at Aberystwyth via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 14m.

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The distance between London and Aberystwyth is 181 miles. The road distance is 236.5 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Aberystwyth without a car is to train which takes 5h 14m and costs £70 - £140.

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It takes approximately 5h 14m to get from London to Aberystwyth, including transfers.

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London to Aberystwyth bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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London to Aberystwyth train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from London Euston station.

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The best way to get from London to Aberystwyth is to train which takes 5h 14m and costs £70 - £140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 - £21 and takes 7h 15m.

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Map of how to get from London to Aberystwyth.
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  • Distance: 180.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 14m

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

You can take a train from London to Aberystwyth via Birmingham New Street in around 5h 14m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Aberystwyth once daily. Tickets cost $21 - $27 and the journey takes 7h 15m.

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
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Aberystwyth
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
National Express

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

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London to Aberystwyth train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Aberystwyth station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Aberystwyth is 236 miles. It takes approximately 4h 21m to drive from London to Aberystwyth.

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