How to travel from Manchester to Aberystwyth

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from Manchester to Aberystwyth

How to get from Manchester to Aberystwyth by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

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

National Express
Manchester, Coach Station
08:20PMAberystwyth, Alexandra Road
1 transfer
National Express
Manchester, Coach Station
08:20PMAberystwyth, Alexandra Road
1 transfer
Transport for Wales
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
12:20PMAberystwyth station (AYW)
1 transfer
Other options
Transport for Wales
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
01:22PMAberystwyth station (AYW)
1 transfer
Transport for Wales
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
03:21PMAberystwyth station (AYW)
1 transfer
Transport for Wales
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
05:21PMAberystwyth station (AYW)
1 transfer
National Express
Manchester, Coach Station
08:25PMAberystwyth, University
1 transfer

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Travel Information from Manchester to Aberystwyth

distanceDistance106 miles (171 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$27 - $29
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $27 (€24) • 3 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $27 (€24) • 3 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Transport for Wales

Travel 106 miles (171 km) by train or bus to Aberystwyth from Manchester. 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 Manchester to Aberystwyth.

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You can travel by travel from Manchester to Aberystwyth with National Express. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

National Express is the leading travel company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 travel a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express travel are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most travel are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Manchester - Aberystwyth travel: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

    FAQs: Travel from Manchester 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 Manchester to Aberystwyth.

    There are 2 travel options between Manchester and Aberystwyth. You can take a train or bus.

    The cheapest way to get from Manchester to Aberystwyth is by taking a train with average ticket prices of $27 (€24) compared to other travel options to Aberystwyth:

    Taking a train costs $2 (€2) less than taking a bus, which average ticket prices of $29 (€25).

    The quickest way to travel to Aberystwyth from Manchester is by train, which takes on average 3 h 50 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

    Bus takes 6 h 50 min on average.

    The distance is approximately 106 miles (171 km) from Manchester to Aberystwyth.

    The average frequency per day from Manchester to Aberystwyth is:

    • 1 bus per day.
    • 2 trains per day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Aberystwyth from Manchester 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 when traveling from Manchester to Aberystwyth:

    • Most travelers board their bus from Manchester, Coach Station and arrive in Aberystwyth, University.
    • Most travelers take a train from Manchester Piccadilly to Aberystwyth.

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

    • You can go to Aberystwyth from Manchester by bus with National Express. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $29 (€25) with National Express from Manchester to Aberystwyth on Omio.
    • You can travel by train to Aberystwyth from Manchester with Transport for Wales, Northern Rail (3) or CrossCountry, and you can find Transport for Wales Manchester to Aberystwyth tickets for $27 (€24) on Omio.

    Yes, there are direct routes from Manchester to Aberystwyth with the following travel companies:

    • You can take a direct bus with.
    • You'll find direct trains with.

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

    Many of our customers traveling from Manchester to Aberystwyth don't make Aberystwyth their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Aberystwyth are London, Birmingham, Cardiff or Marston Green, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Aberystwyth to any of these top destinations today!
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