Trains from

Cardiff Central to Aberystwyth

  1. on time
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    09:21
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    11:21
    Shrewsbury
    Platform 3 estimated
    11:27
    Shrewsbury
    Platform 5 estimated
    13:20
    Aberystwyth
    on time
    Aberystwyth
    1 change
    Peak
  2. on time
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    11:21
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    13:21
    Shrewsbury
    Platform 3 estimated
    13:29
    Shrewsbury
    Platform 5 estimated
    15:20
    Aberystwyth
    on time
    Aberystwyth
    1 change
    Peak
  3. Cardiff Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    13:21
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    15:23
    Shrewsbury
    Platform 3 estimated
    15:30
    Shrewsbury
    Platform 5 estimated
    17:20
    Aberystwyth
    on time
    Aberystwyth
    1 change
    Peak
  4. Cardiff Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    15:21
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    17:24
    Shrewsbury
    Platform 3 estimated
    17:29
    Shrewsbury
    Platform 5 estimated
    19:20
    Aberystwyth
    on time
    Aberystwyth
    1 change
    Peak
  5. Cardiff Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    17:16
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    19:08
    Shrewsbury
    Platform 4 estimated
    19:30
    Shrewsbury
    Platform 3 estimated
    21:20
    Aberystwyth
    on time
    Aberystwyth
    1 change
    Peak
  6. on time
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    18:21
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    20:11
    Shrewsbury
    Platform 4B estimated
    20:32
    Shrewsbury
    Platform 3 estimated
    22:20
    Aberystwyth
    on time
    Aberystwyth
    1 change
    Peak
  7. Cardiff Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    19:34
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    21:37
    Shrewsbury
    Platform 3 estimated
    21:50
    Shrewsbury
    Platform 5 estimated
    23:36
    Aberystwyth
    on time
    Aberystwyth
    1 change
    Peak
  8. Cardiff Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    05:08
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    07:22
    Shrewsbury
    Platform 3 estimated
    07:27
    Shrewsbury
    Platform 6 estimated
    09:20
    Aberystwyth
    Aberystwyth
    1 change
    Peak
  9. Cardiff Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    07:21
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    09:19
    Shrewsbury
    Platform 3 estimated
    09:30
    Shrewsbury
    Platform 5 estimated
    11:20
    Aberystwyth
    Aberystwyth
    1 change
    Peak
  10. Cardiff Central
    08:05
    Cardiff Central
    09:58
    Shrewsbury
    Platform 4B estimated
    10:29
    Shrewsbury
    13:09
    Aberystwyth
    Aberystwyth
    1 change
    Peak

Journey information from Cardiff Central to Aberystwyth

  • Train Fares from: £18
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: 1 to 3
  • How long does it take to travel from Cardiff Central to Aberystwyth by train?

    The average journey time between Cardiff Central and Aberystwyth is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 27 trains per day travelling from Cardiff Central to Aberystwyth. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • Are there direct trains from Cardiff Central to Aberystwyth?

    No, it is not possible to travel from Cardiff Central to Aberystwyth without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Cardiff Central to Aberystwyth.

    No direct trains possible
  • What is the distance between Cardiff Central and Aberystwyth?

    The distance between Cardiff Central and Aberystwyth is 75 miles.

    Distance: 75 miles
  • What time is the first train from Cardiff Central to Aberystwyth?

    The first train from Cardiff Central to Aberystwyth departs at .

    What time is the last train from Cardiff Central to Aberystwyth?

    The last train from Cardiff Central to Aberystwyth departs at .

    First train
    Last train
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