Cardiff to Aberystwyth train

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Cheap train tickets and times from Cardiff to Aberystwyth

Showing times and prices for May 22

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

3 h 55 m

Average

3 h 57 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

121 km

Cheap train tickets from Cardiff to start from $35 with an average ticket price of $45.

The fastest train from Cardiff to takes 3h 55m in comparison to an average duration of 3h 57m and covers a distance of 121 km.

3 trains that leave Cardiff for every day with 3 travelling directly.

Transport for Wales
11:25AM3h56
Cardiff
03:21PMAberystwyth
$351One-way
0 transfers
Transport for Wales
07:41PM3h55
Cardiff
11:36PMAberystwyth
$471One-way
0 transfers
Transport for Wales
09:22AM4h00
Cardiff
01:22PMAberystwyth
$531One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Cardiff to Aberystwyth

distanceDistance75 miles (121 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 55 min
priceAverage train ticket price$49 (€43)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersTransport for Wales

Trains from Cardiff to Aberystwyth cover the 75 miles (121 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 55 min with our travel partners like Transport for Wales. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $49 (€43), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $26 (€23). Travelers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Aberystwyth.

FAQs: Trains from Cardiff to Aberystwyth

FAQs: Travel by train from Cardiff to Aberystwyth easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cardiff to Aberystwyth.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Cardiff to Aberystwyth can start from as little as $26 (€23) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Cardiff to Aberystwyth is $49 (€43); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Cardiff to Aberystwyth is 3 h 55 min   to travel the 75 mile (121 km) long route. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner to search for a specific date.
The first train from Cardiff to Aberystwyth leaves at 9: 22 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Cardiff to Aberystwyth leaves at 7: 41 PM.
When taking a train from Cardiff to Aberystwyth, you can count on Transport for Wales for the best way to get you to Aberystwyth. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Cardiff and Aberystwyth and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 7: 41 PM.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Cardiff Central, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Aberystwyth, located 0.4 miles (638 m) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Cardiff to Aberystwyth by train is January.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Aberystwyth from Cardiff including taking a train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Cardiff and Aberystwyth

Cardiff
Aberystwyth
The major railway station for departures from Cardiff is Cardiff Central. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Cardiff Central for your journey from Cardiff to Aberystwyth.
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Mon - Fri: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sat: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sun: 07: 30 - 21: 30
Public transit options for Cardiff Central
Commuter rail lines: City Line, Rhondda Line, Rhymney Line, Valley Line, South Wales Main Line
Train lines: Transport for Wales, CrossCountry, Great Western Railway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At the rear car park (Penarth Road entrance)
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Public transit options for Cardiff Queen Street
Onward travel information: Limited service from stop outside station Mondays to Fridays
Location for Rail Replacement Services: For services towards Cardiff Central use the bus stop at the front of the station. For services towards Cathays use the bus stop in front of the shop opposite the station entrance. Please ask a member of station staff if you are unsure of which stop to use.
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Public transit options for Cardiff Bay
Onward travel information: There is a bus stop outside the station.
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Wait at the bus stop close to the station entrance on Bute Street
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+44 3333211202
Public transit options for Rhoose Cardiff International Airport
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Wait at bus stop on Station Road adjacent to level crossing
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Public transit options for Whitchurch (Cardiff)
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Along the A470 (Northern Avenue) towards Cardiff at the bus stop after the junction with Caedelyn Road

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