Cardiff to Aberystwyth train

Cheap train tickets from Cardiff to Aberystwyth

Showing times and prices for Dec 02

Cheapest

37

Average

41

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Cardiff to Aberystwyth is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
06:45AMCardiff Central4h36 11:21AMAberystwyth
1 transfer
371One-way
Cheapest
04:35AMCardiff Central4h46 09:21AMAberystwyth
1 transfer
371One-way
10:52AMCardiff Central4h29 03:21PMAberystwyth
1 transfer
421One-way
07:50AMCardiff Central4h30 12:20PMAberystwyth
1 transfer
421One-way
09:22AMCardiff Central4h00 01:22PMAberystwyth
1 transfer
421One-way

Train schedule from Cardiff to Aberystwyth

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, December 2
04:35AMCardiff Central4h46 09:21AMAberystwyth
1 transfer
06:45AMCardiff Central4h36 11:21AMAberystwyth
1 transfer
07:50AMCardiff Central4h30 12:20PMAberystwyth
1 transfer
09:22AMCardiff Central4h00 01:22PMAberystwyth
1 transfer
10:52AMCardiff Central4h29 03:21PMAberystwyth
1 transfer
12:49PMCardiff Central4h32 05:21PMAberystwyth
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Cardiff to Aberystwyth

Showing times and prices for Dec 02

Fastest Journey

4 h

Average

4 h 28 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

121 km

It's difficult to get from Cardiff to Aberystwyth without transferring at least once.

Fastest
09:22AMCardiff Central4h00 01:22PMAberystwyth
1 transfer
421One-way
10:52AMCardiff Central4h29 03:21PMAberystwyth
1 transfer
421One-way
07:50AMCardiff Central4h30 12:20PMAberystwyth
1 transfer
421One-way
12:49PMCardiff Central4h32 05:21PMAberystwyth
1 transfer
421One-way
06:45AMCardiff Central4h36 11:21AMAberystwyth
1 transfer
371One-way

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Overview: Train from Cardiff to Aberystwyth

distanceDistance75 miles (121 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 58 min
priceAverage train ticket price$62 (€56)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersTransport for Wales

Trains from Cardiff to Aberystwyth cover the 75 miles (121 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 58 min with our travel partners like Transport for Wales. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $36 (€33), but the average price of train tickets is $62 (€56). Travelers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Aberystwyth.

Travel Tips: Trains from Cardiff to Aberystwyth

Travel Tips: Travel by train 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.
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Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Cardiff to Aberystwyth for as low as $36 (€33)  for the next 7 days.
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Cardiff to Aberystwyth train to cost on average $62 (€56)  one way.
When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Cardiff and Aberystwyth by train to be approximately 75 miles (121 km).
While the time it takes to travel 75 miles (121 km) between Cardiff and Aberystwyth can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Cardiff to Aberystwyth train journey time is on average 3 h 58 min.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Cardiff Central   and arriving in Aberystwyth.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Cardiff Central and travel around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Aberystwyth and need to travel approximately 0.4 miles (638 m) from the train station to the city center in Aberystwyth.

For the best Cardiff to Aberystwyth train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Transport for Wales. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Cardiff and Aberystwyth to compare what amenities they may offer.
On average, there are 10 trains a day from Cardiff to Aberystwyth. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the first train from Cardiff to Aberystwyth at 5: 12 AM. The last train from Cardiff to Aberystwyth that you can take departs at 9: 55 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Cardiff to Aberystwyth schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
If you book the Cardiff to Aberystwyth train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $62 (€56). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Cardiff to Aberystwyth. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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 to Aberystwyth from Cardiff.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
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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