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

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Bus  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Port Talbot to Carmarthen National Express
  2. Take the bus from Carmarthen, Bus Station to Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 T1

$13 - $17

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Train, bus  •  3 h 58 min

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

$25 - $50

Train  •  5 h 27 min

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

$86 - $132

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 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Port Talbot to Aberystwyth is to bus which costs £10 - £14 and takes 3 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Port Talbot to Aberystwyth is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Port Talbot to Aberystwyth station. However, there are services departing from Port Talbot and arriving at Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 via Carmarthen, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 58 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 3 h 58 min and costs £10 - £14.

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It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from Port Talbot to Aberystwyth, including transfers.

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Port Talbot to Aberystwyth bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Port Talbot station.

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Port Talbot to Aberystwyth train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Port Talbot Parkway station.

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The best way to get from Port Talbot to Aberystwyth is to bus which takes 3 h 58 min and costs £10 - £14. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £65 - £110 and takes 5 h 27 min.

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Map of how to get from Port Talbot to Aberystwyth.
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  • Distance: 58.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 58 min

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

You can take a bus from Port Talbot to Aberystwyth via Carmarthen, Bus Station in around 3 h 58 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
$28 - $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
$85 - $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 - $20
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 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $45
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 Port Talbot to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Carmarthen, Bus Station to Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $7
Website
First
Bus from Carmarthen, Railway Station to Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $7
Website
First
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 - $220
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uber.com
Assist
$160 - $220
UberX
$160 - $220
Exec
$200 - $280
UberXL
$230 - $320

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Port Talbot to Aberystwyth bus services, operated by First, arrive at Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Port Talbot to Aberystwyth is 76 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 42 min to drive from Port Talbot to Aberystwyth.

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