image for Railway Station item typeAberystwyth Railway Station

    Railway Station


    Arriva Trains Wales


    Alexandra Rd,
    SY23 1LH


    The railway station is the terminus of the Cambrian railway line from Shrewsbury. Located less than 5 minutes from the town centre, there is a taxi rank adjacent to the station and the town bus station is a 2 minute walk. Most trains run from/to Birmingham International.

    The station has a ticket office and waiting room open Monday to Saturday 07.10 – 17.40; there is also a ticket machine. Live Departure and Arrival screens. Car parking for passengers (15 spaces) @ £2.

    There is also access to the Vale of Rheidol Railway platform. The former main station buildings are now a Wetherspoons pub and an Indian restaurant, the Shilam.

    Aberystwyth railway station is conveniently located close to the A487 coast road and is within 1 mile of the A44 which crosses the Cambrian mountains. The town centre is a short 5 minute walk and access to further public transport is located next to the railway station.

    The towns main taxi rank is located adjacent to the station. 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 up to 16 May 2015 are:-

    Trains for Shrewsbury and Birmingham depart Monday to Saturday at 05.14 and 07.30 – then every 2 hours until 19.30; on Sundays, departures are at 09.30 and then every 2 hours until 19.30.

    The first arrival from Birmingham is at 09.25, then every 2 hours until 21.25; the last train arrives at 23.44.

    On Sundays, the first train to arrive from Shrewsbury is the 13.25; then every 2 hours until 23.26 (all from Birmingham).

    For further details see

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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

    Follow the signs for the town centre; the postcode is SY23 1LH.

    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

    Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Aberystwyth station


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