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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 59 min

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

$96 - $142

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Aberystwyth National Express

$23 - $31

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Swindon, Bus Station 66
  2. Take the train from Swindon to Cardiff Central
  3. Take the bus from Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) to Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) T1c

$77 - $113

Drive  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Oxford to Aberystwyth 166.2 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Oxford to Aberystwyth is to bus which costs £17 - £24 and takes 6 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oxford to Aberystwyth is to drive which costs £27 - £40 and takes 3 h 30 min.

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The distance between Oxford and Aberystwyth is 129 miles. The road distance is 166.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 59 min to get from Oxford to Aberystwyth, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oxford station to Aberystwyth. However, there are services departing from Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green and arriving at Aberystwyth via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Oxford to Aberystwyth. However, there are services departing from Oxford and arriving at Aberystwyth via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 59 min.

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

You can take a train from Oxford to Aberystwyth via Birmingham New Street in around 4 h 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Oxford to Aberystwyth via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth in around 6 h 15 min.

Train operators
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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Swindon to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $35
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $70
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
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
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Swindon, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.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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