How to get from Aberystwyth to Cardiff

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Travel Information to Cardiff from Aberystwyth

distanceDistance75 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£23 - £76
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £23 • 7 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £76 • 3 h 59 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Transport for Wales

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 75 miles between Aberystwyth and Cardiff. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 59 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £23. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or Transport for Wales among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Aberystwyth to Cardiff.

Travel Tips: Travel from Aberystwyth to Cardiff

Travel to Cardiff 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 Aberystwyth to Cardiff.

There are 4 ways to travel from Aberystwyth to Cardiff including taking a coach, flight, ferry or train.

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Aberystwyth to Cardiff. Tickets for a coach cost on average £23.

This is compared to other travel options to Cardiff:

A coach is £53 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Aberystwyth to Cardiff costing on average £76.

The fastest way from Aberystwyth to Cardiff is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 59 min.

Other travel options between Aberystwyth and Cardiff can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 7 h 5 min   on average.

The distance between Aberystwyth and Cardiff is around 75 miles.

The average frequency per day from Aberystwyth to Cardiff is:

  • 1 coach a day.
  • 10 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Cardiff from Aberystwyth as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Aberystwyth to Cardiff:

  • Coaches from Aberystwyth to Cardiff most often leave from Aberystwyth and arrive in Cardiff, Sophia Gardens.
  • Trains from Aberystwyth to Cardiff most often leave from Aberystwyth and arrive in Cardiff Central.

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

  • You can go to Cardiff from Aberystwyth by coach with National Express. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £23 with National Express from Aberystwyth to Cardiff on Omio.
  • You can travel between Aberystwyth and Cardiff by train with Transport for Wales. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £76 with Transport for Wales from Aberystwyth to Cardiff.
Many of our customers travelling from Aberystwyth to Cardiff don't make Cardiff their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Bristol or Birmingham, either of which you could add to your Aberystwyth and Cardiff trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Cardiff to any of these top destinations today!

Before travelling from Aberystwyth to Cardiff, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is £23 one way on average for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is £76 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Aberystwyth to Cardiff tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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