Coaches and Buses to Aberystwyth

Direct bus services are available from many towns in Wales and England.

National Express offers a daily link with London and Birmingham, while Megabus provides a service to London via Cardiff with fares from as little as £1.50.

There are also regular services to north and south Wales, including TrawsCymru services T1, T2 and T5 to Carmarthen, Bangor and Fishguard.

Principal Routes

This map shows bus and coach routes operating at least five days a week, along with selected connecting rail services. See below for timetables and further details.

Principal coach and bus routes to Aberystwyth

Bus and Coach Connections to Aberystwyth

Primary long-distance and regional routes to Aberystwyth, plus selected connecting buses.

All services pick up and set down passengers at the bus station on Alexandra Road.

National Express 409
London - Birmingham - Telford - Shrewsbury - Llangurig - Aberystwyth
Once daily.
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Megabus M39
Birmingham - Telford - Welshpool - Newtown - Aberystwyth
Fri, Sat & Sun.
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Megabus M7
London - Cardiff - Swansea - Carmarthen - Lampeter - Aberystwyth
Once daily.
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TrawsCymru T1
Carmarthen - Lampeter - Aberaeron - Aberystwyth
Extended to/from Cardiff once daily (as service T1C)
7 days a week.
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TrawsCymru T2
Bangor - Caernarfon - Porthmadog - Dolgellau - Machynlleth - Aberystwyth
7 days a week.
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TrawsCymru T3
Wrexham - Llangollen - Bala - Dolgellau - Barmouth
7 days a week.
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TrawsCymru T4
Cardiff - Merthyr Tydfil - Brecon - Builth Wells - Llandrindod Wells - Newtown
7 days a week.
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TrawsCymru T5
Haverfordwest - Fishguard - Cardigan - Aberaeron - Aberystwyth
7 days a week.
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Celtic Travel X47
Llandrindod Wells - Llangurig - Aberystwyth
6 days a week.
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Ticket and Travel Tips

Note that services may be amended on public holidays; most will not run at all on Christmas Day or New Year's Day.

Through tickets can be issued for journeys involving connections between buses T1 and T5, and interchangeable multi-trip tickets valid for both routes are available.

The West Wales Rover ticket offers good value unlimited travel for a day or a week on most buses in Ceredigion, Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire.

A special day ticket is also available for use on TrawsCymru services.

Regular Excursions and Day Trips

Several towns in Mid Wales have semi-regular coach services to Aberystwyth:

See also: