How to travel from London to Aberystwyth

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from London to Aberystwyth

How to get from London to Aberystwyth by train or bus.

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The best way to travel from London to Aberystwyth is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information between London and Aberystwyth

distanceDistance179 miles (289 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$32 - $61
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $32 (€28) • 6 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $61 (€53) • 4 h 39 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Transport for Wales

Travel 179 miles (289 km) by train or bus between London and Aberystwyth. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or Transport for Wales among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from London to Aberystwyth.

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Travel between London and Aberystwyth on National Express travel with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance travel company operating over 550 travel per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates travel services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express travel have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most travel come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your travel between London and Aberystwyth, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

    FAQs: Travel from London to Aberystwyth

    FAQs: Travel 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 London to Aberystwyth.

    There are 2 options to travel between London and Aberystwyth including taking a train or bus.

    The cheapest way to travel from London to Aberystwyth is a bus with an average price of $32 (€28).

    This is compared to other travel options from London to Aberystwyth:

    A bus is $29 (€25) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from London to Aberystwyth costing on average $61 (€53).

    The fastest way from London to Aberystwyth is by train with an average journey time of 4 h 39 min.

    There are alternative travel options to Aberystwyth that take longer:

    Getting to Aberystwyth by bus takes 6 h 40 min on average.

    You should expect to travel around 179 miles (289 km) between London and Aberystwyth.

    The average frequency per day from London to Aberystwyth is:

    • Around 1 bus per day.
    • 7 trains a day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between London and Aberystwyth as scheduled services by train or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

    These are the most popular departure and arrival points from London to Aberystwyth:

    • Buses most often depart from London at London, Victoria Coach Station and arrive in Aberystwyth at Aberystwyth, University.
    • Trains mostly depart from London Euston and arrive in Aberystwyth.

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from London to Aberystwyth:

    • You can take a bus from London to Aberystwyth with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for $32 (€28) with National Express from London to Aberystwyth.
    • You can take a train from London to Aberystwyth with Transport for Wales, Virgin Trains or Bus. Cheap tickets can be found for $61 (€53) with Transport for Wales from London to Aberystwyth.

    Yes, there are direct services available from London to Aberystwyth with the following travel companies:

    • Direct buses with National Express with 1 direct bus per day.

    Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Aberystwyth as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from London to Aberystwyth.

    Omio customers who travel from London to Aberystwyth often also extend their vacation to go to Birmingham, Cardiff, Manchester or Marston Green. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Aberystwyth and these popular destinations at a great price.
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