Travel to Aberystwyth

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Aberystwyth location

Aberystwyth is a beautiful town located on the West Coast of Wales. Due to the location of Aberystwyth we advise conference delegates to allow plenty of time for travel. Aberystwyth can be reached by train, bus or car.


There is a regular train service from London Euston. This journey will take approximately 5 hours.

The main inter-city services offer connections to Aberystwyth from Birmingham New Street and Wolverhampton. A frequent bus and taxi service operates from the train station to Penglais campus.

For all National Rail Enquires please contact 08457 484950 or visit


Arrivals at London, Heathrow, Gatwick, and other airports are linked by a national bus service to Aberystwyth. Birmingham International and Manchester Airports have the shortest travel times to Aberystwyth. We do not advise delegates to fly to Cardiff Airport.

For bus times to Aberystwyth please contact National Express on 08705 808080 or visit

Inter-city journeys by bus terminate at the railway station. A frequent local bus service operates to both campuses - look for the Waun Circular.


A large taxi rank is situated next to the railway station. Please ask the taxi driver to take you to Penglais Campus, University of Wales Aberystwyth.

Parking on campus

At UWA there is plenty of on-site parking for cars.

If you have any further queries regarding transport, please contact Miss Meinir Thomas on 01970 621964 or e-mail

We hope you have a pleasant journey!

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