Cardiff to Aberystwyth bus

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Overview: Coach from Cardiff to Aberystwyth

distanceDistance75 miles
durationAverage coach duration6 h 55 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£39 (€44)
changesDirect coachNo
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Cardiff to Aberystwyth cover the 75 miles long journey taking on average 6 h 55 min with our travel partners like National Express. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £39, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £24. Travellers depart most frequently from Cardiff, University and arrive in Aberystwyth, University.

Coach companies: National Express Cardiff to Aberystwyth

National Express coaches will get you between Cardiff and Aberystwyth from £24. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times and tickets for your trip.

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

Coach information from Cardiff to Aberystwyth with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 55 min
  • Cheapest Price: £24

Buses from Cardiff to Aberystwyth: Journey Details

Buses from Cardiff to Aberystwyth are operated seven days a week by both National Express Coach Services and MegaBus. Each operator has one departure a day. Megabus leaves at just before 9:30 p.m., with a direct journey time of 3.5 hours. The National Express departure is just after 12:30 p.m. and takes 7.5 hours. A change of bus is necessary at Birmingham Coach Station.

Return journeys on buses from Aberystwyth to Cardiff are also available.

Taking the Bus from Cardiff

The main departure point for buses from Cardiff to Aberystwyth is Cardiff Central Bus Station, which is the largest in Wales and is conveniently located next to the railway station and within walking distance of the city centre. Several local buses arrive at the station from departure points in the city centre, the university, nearby towns, such as Newport and other places in the Vale of Glamorgan and South-East Wales. There are taxi ranks at the station.

Getting into Aberystwyth by Bus

Aberystwyth is a small and pretty university town sitting on the coastline of Ceredigion, or Cardigan, Bay. It is compact and easy to explore on foot, with pleasant promenade walks from where the bay's beautiful sunsets can be enjoyed over an evening drink. The impressive castle ruins overlook the town and are pleasant to explore, while the summit of Constitution Hill can be reached by a funicular railway.

Buses from Cardiff to Aberystwyth arrive at Aberystwyth Bus Station, close to the town centre. There are local bus routes, operated by Arriva, to shops and other services in the centre, the two university campuses and surrounding villages. There are taxis available at the station.

FAQs: Cardiff to Aberystwyth coach

FAQs: Take the bus from Cardiff to Aberystwyth with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Cardiff to Aberystwyth.
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Cheap coach tickets from Cardiff to Aberystwyth can start from as little as £24 when you book in advance. The average coach ticket price for Cardiff to Aberystwyth is £39; 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 coach from Cardiff to Aberystwyth is 6 h 55 min   to travel the 75 mile long journey. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner to search for a specific date.
The first coach from Cardiff to Aberystwyth leaves at 09: 00. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last coach from Cardiff to Aberystwyth leaves at 13: 20.
Take the Cardiff to Aberystwyth coach with National Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible coach companies for the route from Cardiff to Aberystwyth as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

When departing from Cardiff, you have various coach station options to start your route from including Cardiff, University, Cardiff, Millennium Stadium and Cardiff, North Rd (Cathays High School). When arriving in Aberystwyth, you can end your journey in coach stations like Aberystwyth, University, Aberystwyth, Alexandra Road and Aberystwyth.

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Cardiff, University, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Aberystwyth, University, located 0.9 miles (1.5 km) away from the city centre.

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

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