image for Railway Station item typeAberystwyth Railway Station

Railway Station


Arriva Trains Wales

08457 484950


Alexandra Rd,
SY23 1LH


Aberystwyth railway station is the terminus of the Cambrian line from Shrewsbury; most trains run from/to Birmingham International. Follow the signs for the town centre; the postcode is SY23 1LH. Ticket office & waiting room open Monday to Saturday 07.10 – 17.40; ticket machine. Live Departure screens. Car parking @ £2.00 day - 12 spaces; cycle storage racks. Access to the Vale of Rheidol Railway platform. The former main station buildings are now a Wetherspoon’s pub and the Shilam Indian restaurant.

Arriving by train at Aberystwyth, exit left for taxis and straight ahead for buses. Also straight ahead for the Tourist Information Centre and the promenade – over the pedestrian crossing, right and immediately left into Terrace Road; the TIC will be on your right just before you reach the sea!

Train times from 12 September to 10 December 2016 are:-

Departures for Shrewsbury Monday to Saturday are at 05.30, 06.30*, 07.30, 08.30*, 09.30, 11.30, 12.30*, 13.30, 15.30, 17.30, 18.30* & 19.30; all except marked * continue to Birmingham. Four later trains every hour to Machynlleth only. Sunday at 09.30, 10.30*, 11.30, 13.30, 14.33*, 15.30, 17.30 & 19.30; all except marked * continue to Birmingham International. Also departures for Machynlleth at 18.30, 20.30, 21.30 & 23.20.

Arrivals Monday to Saturday are at 05.26, 06.19, 07.20, 08.22*, 09.22, 11.20, 12.16*, 13.17, 15.18, 17.20, 18.26 (from Machynlleth), 19.17, 20.21* (20.15* Sat), 21.19, 22.17* (22.23* Sat) & 23.37 (23.30 Sat). The first 3 trains start at Machynlleth; later trains are from Shrewsbury - all except marked * start at Birmingham. Sunday at 09.21, 10.16, 11.21, 13.19, 14.30, 15.23, 17.21, 18.20*, 19.22, 20.19*, 21.22 & 23.17. The first 3 trains & the 14.30 start from Machynlleth; other trains from Shrewsbury with all except marked * starting at Birmingham.

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Plan route to Aberystwyth Railway Station using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SN 585815  Lat: 52.41395 Long: -4.08183

From the north, follow the A487 into the town centre and the station will be on your left. From the east on the A44, left at the first roundabout in the town, immediately right at the next, continue until you reach the junction with the A487, left into the town centre and the station will be on your left.

From the south, at the first roundabout turn right onto the A4120, second left at the next roundabout, straight ahead at the next and right at another roundabout; the station will be on your right.

Parking: with charge


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