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There are 3 ways to get from Stroud to Aberystwyth by train, bus or car

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Train  •  5h 22m

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

£71 - £119

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Bus  •  7h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Cheltenham to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Aberystwyth National Express

£32 - £43

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Drive  •  2h 47m

  1. Drive from Stroud to Aberystwyth 120.3 miles

£19 - £29

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The cheapest way to get from Stroud to Aberystwyth is to drive which costs £19 - £29 and takes 2h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Stroud to Aberystwyth is to drive which costs £19 - £29 and takes 2h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stroud to Aberystwyth. However, there are services departing from Stroud, Merrywalks and arriving at Aberystwyth via Cheltenham and Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 42m.

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No, there is no direct train from Stroud to Aberystwyth. However, there are services departing from Stroud (Glos) and arriving at Aberystwyth via Cheltenham Spa and Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 22m.

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The distance between Stroud and Aberystwyth is 93 miles. The road distance is 120.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Stroud to Aberystwyth without a car is to train which takes 5h 22m and costs £70 - £120.

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It takes approximately 5h 22m to get from Stroud to Aberystwyth, including transfers.

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Stroud to Aberystwyth bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cheltenham station.

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Stroud to Aberystwyth train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Cheltenham Spa station.

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The best way to get from Stroud to Aberystwyth is to train which takes 5h 22m and costs £70 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £45 and takes 7h 42m.

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Map of how to get from Stroud to Aberystwyth.
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  • Distance: 92.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 22m

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

You can take a train from Stroud to Aberystwyth via Cheltenham Spa and Birmingham New Street in around 5h 22m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stroud to Aberystwyth via Cheltenham, Promenade, Cheltenham, and Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth in around 7h 42m.

Train operators
CrossCountry
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
£35 - £60
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
£18 - £25
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £60
First Anytime Day Single
£60 - £90
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cheltenham to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£11 - £15
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National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Aberystwyth
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£18 - £25
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National Express

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Stroud to Aberystwyth is 120 miles. It takes approximately 2h 47m to drive from Stroud to Aberystwyth.

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