There are 5 ways to get from Port Talbot to Aberystwyth by bus, train, car or towncar

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Bus  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Port Talbot Parkway to Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) T1c

$26

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Port Talbot Parkway to Carmarthen
  2. Take the bus from Carmarthen, Railway Station (Carmarthen Railway Station) to Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) T1

$25 - $52

3 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Port Talbot Parkway to Shrewsbury
  2. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Aberystwyth

$86 - $133

Drive  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Port Talbot to Aberystwyth 76 miles

$16 - $24

Uber  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take an Uber from Port Talbot to Aberystwyth 76 miles

$160 - $230

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Port Talbot to Aberystwyth is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Port Talbot to Aberystwyth is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 42 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Port Talbot Parkway and arriving at Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Port Talbot to Aberystwyth. However, there are services departing from Port Talbot Parkway and arriving at Aberystwyth via Shrewsbury. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 27 min.

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The distance between Port Talbot and Aberystwyth is 59 miles. The road distance is 76 miles.

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The best way to get from Port Talbot to Aberystwyth without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 47 min and costs £20.

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The bus from Port Talbot Parkway to Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) takes 2 h 47 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Port Talbot to Aberystwyth bus services, operated by New Adventure Travel, depart from Port Talbot Parkway station.

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Map of how to get from Port Talbot to Aberystwyth.
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  • Distance: 58.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 47 min

What companies run services between Port Talbot, Wales and Aberystwyth, Wales?

New Adventure Travel operates a bus from Port Talbot to Aberystwyth once daily. Tickets cost $26 and the journey takes 2 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Port Talbot to Aberystwyth via Shrewsbury in around 5 h 27 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Port Talbot Parkway to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $28
First Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
Train from Port Talbot Parkway to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
First Anytime Day Single
$90 - $130
Train from Shrewsbury to Aberystwyth
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Port Talbot Parkway to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $45
Bus operators
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Port Talbot Parkway to Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Port Talbot to Aberystwyth
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$160 - $230
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$160 - $230
UberX
$160 - $230
Exec
$200 - $280
UberXL
$230 - $320

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