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Aberystwyth to Machynlleth by train

It takes an average of 35m to travel from Aberystwyth to Machynlleth by train, over a distance of around 16 miles (25 km). There are normally 16 trains per day travelling from Aberystwyth to Machynlleth and tickets for this journey start from £7.20 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 31m
PriceFrom £7.20
Distance16 miles (25 km)
Frequency16 trains per day
First train05:29
Last train23:40
Departure stationAberystwyth
Arrival stationMachynlleth
ChangesDirect trains available
Train operatorsTransport for Wales

Aberystwyth to Machynlleth train times

Check out the next trains departing from Aberystwyth to Machynlleth for Sunday 20th June 2021 using our handy timetable below, including platform and live travel information. You can view the full day timetable or search for a different date here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
17:30 On timeaberystwyth18:04 On timemachynllethPlat. 1 transport for wales PeakGet tickets34m, direct
19:30 On timeaberystwyth20:04 On timemachynllethPlat. 1 transport for wales PeakGet tickets34m, direct
21:30 On timeaberystwyth22:04 On timemachynllethPlat. 1 transport for wales PeakGet tickets34m, direct
23:19 On timeaberystwyth23:53 On timemachynllethtransport for wales PeakGet tickets34m, direct
04:30 aberystwyth05:26 machynllethtransport for wales PeakGet tickets56m, direct
05:29 aberystwyth06:03 machynllethtransport for wales PeakGet tickets34m, direct
06:29 aberystwyth07:02 machynllethtransport for wales PeakGet tickets33m, direct
07:29 aberystwyth08:03 machynllethtransport for wales PeakGet tickets34m, direct
09:29 aberystwyth10:03 machynllethtransport for wales PeakGet tickets34m, direct
11:29 aberystwyth12:03 machynllethtransport for wales PeakGet tickets34m, direct

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Aberystwyth to Machynlleth? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Aberystwyth to Machynlleth take?

The average journey time by train between Aberystwyth and Machynlleth is 35 minutes, with around 16 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Aberystwyth and Machynlleth by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Aberystwyth to Machynlleth is 31 minutes.

How much does the train from Aberystwyth to Machynlleth cost?

Train ticket prices from Aberystwyth to Machynlleth can start from as little as £7.20 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Aberystwyth to Machynlleth?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Aberystwyth to Machynlleth without having to change trains. There are 16 direct trains from Aberystwyth to Machynlleth each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Aberystwyth to Machynlleth leave?

The first train from Aberystwyth to Machynlleth leaves at 05:29. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Aberystwyth to Machynlleth leave?

The last train from Aberystwyth to Machynlleth leaves at 23:40. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Aberystwyth and Machynlleth by train?

Trains travelling from Aberystwyth to Machynlleth cover a distance of around 16 miles (25 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Machynlleth to Aberystwyth.

Cheap train tickets from Aberystwyth to Machynlleth

Train tickets from Aberystwyth to Machynlleth start at £7.20 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets, and even tell you when the prices are likely to increase with Price Prediction.

Book in advance

Look out for Advance tickets – they usually come out up to 12 weeks before the departure date and can be cheaper than buying on the day. If you’re here a tad early, sign up for our Advance ticket alert today to get notified when your tickets are released.

Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Aberystwyth to Machynlleth is right for you.

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