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

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Train  •  5 h

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

$96 - $142

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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

Train, bus  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to Hereford
  2. Take the bus from Hereford, Railway Station to Llandrindod Wells, Station (Llandrindod Wells Station) 461 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Llandrindod Wells, Station (Llandrindod Wells Station) to Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 3 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) X47

$77 - $114

Drive  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Oxford to Aberystwyth 166.2 miles

$35 - $55

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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 5 h.

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

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The best way to get from Oxford to Aberystwyth without a car is to train which takes 5 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h to get from Oxford to Aberystwyth, including transfers.

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Oxford to Aberystwyth bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green.

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Oxford to Aberystwyth train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Oxford station.

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The best way to get from Oxford to Aberystwyth is to train which takes 5 h and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 15 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Oxford to Aberystwyth.
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  • Distance: 129.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h

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 5 h. 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 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 Oxford to Hereford
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$26 - $40
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $85
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 Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Aberystwyth
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com
Sargeants Bros.
Phone
01544-230481
Email
dave@sargeantsbros.com
Website
sargeantsbros.com
Bus from Hereford, Railway Station to Llandrindod Wells, Station (Llandrindod Wells Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
sargeantsbros.com
Celtic Travel
Phone
01686 412231
Website
celtic-travel.co.uk
Bus from Llandrindod Wells, Station (Llandrindod Wells Station) to Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 3 (Aberystwyth Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
celtic-travel.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Oxford to Aberystwyth is 166 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 30 min to drive from Oxford to Aberystwyth.

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