Skip to main content
Read more
Transport for Wales logo
Submitted by admin-ormdigital on Wed, 07/22/2020 - 10:22

Station message

Please note that the platforms at this station have a gentle slope.  Please apply brakes to pushchairs and wheelchairs when waiting on the platform for a train. 

Facilities at a glance

  • Toilets
  • Parking
  • ATM
  • Ticket Office
  • Wifi
  • Ticket machine
  • Step free access
  • Refreshment facilities
  • General service information
    • Staffing Level
      Part time
    • Closed Circuit Television
    • Information Available From Staff
      Yes - from ticket office
    • Information Services Open
      As ticket office opening hours
    • CIS
      Departure Screens
      Arrival Screens
    • Customer Help Points
  • Ticket buying and collection
    • Ticket Office
    • Prepurchase Collection
      Ticket Office: Yes
      Ticket Machine: Yes
    • Ticket Machine
    • Oystercard Issued
    • Use Oystercard
    • Always Show Oyster Card Fields
    • Smartcard Issued
    • Smartcard Validator
    • Penalty Fares
  • All station facilities
    • First Class Lounge
    • Seated Area
    • Trolleys
    • Station Buffet
    • Toilets
      The toilets are located on Platform 1. The National key toilets are located within the Main Station Building; these toilets are operated by a radar key.
    • Baby Change
    • Showers
    • Telephones
      Usage Type: Cards And Coins
    • Wi Fi
    • Web Kiosk
    • Post Box
    • Tourist Information
    • Atm Machine
    • Bureau De Change
    • Shops
  • Accessibility and mobility access
    • Helpline
      03333 211202
      Mon-Sun 08:00 to 20:00
    • Staff Help Available
      No platform staff available. Assistance is provided by the Conductor on the train.
    • Induction Loop
    • Accessible Ticket Machines
    • Height Adjusted Ticket Office Counter
    • Ramp For Train Access
    • Nearest Stations With More Facilities

      To go to the Transport for Wales Active Travel Station Map please follow the below link. Please be advised that it is still in development and completion is expected at end of 2021.

      Crs Code: AYW
    • National Key Toilets
      The National key toilets are located within the Main Station Building; these toilets are operated by a radar key.
    • Step Free Access

      Category A

      Access to the station platform is possible via a short accessible ramp with handrails or four steps with handrails. For full station facilities as stated in the Accessible Travel Policy, please visit the Transport for Wales website:

      Coverage: whole Station
    • Impaired Mobility Set Down
    • Wheelchairs Available
  • Car park information
    • Cycle Storage
      Spaces: 10
      Sheltered: No
      Cctv: Yes

      On the platform 

      Type: Wheel Racks
    • CarPark

      Operator Name: Transport for Wales
      Name: Station Car Park
      Spaces: 15
      Free: Yes
      Number Accessible Spaces: 2
      Accessible Car Park Equipment: Yes
      Cctv: No

      Mon-Fri - 24h
      Saturday - 24h
      Sunday - 24h

    • Rail Replacement Services
      Wait at side of the station opposite the station taxi rank
    • Taxi Rank

      At station

    • Onward Travel

      The Bus Station is located opposite the rail station.

      Arriva operates a network of regular local bus routes around Aberystwyth and to surrounding towns and villages. For route maps and timetables:

      Buy an Aberystwyth PlusBus ticket with your train ticket for discount-priced unlimited bus travel around the town. For details visit

  • Passenger services
    • Customer Service
      Contact our Customer Relations team directly via the customer webform at
    • Left Luggage
    • Lost Property

      Operator Name: Managed by Transport for Wales

Live departures & arrivals

  • Overview
    • Originally opened in 1863, Aberystwyth Station was greatly extended and improved in 1925. The railway transformed the country town of Aberystwyth into a thriving tourist coastal resort, with hotels, new attractions and the construction of the famous Royal Pier drawing visitors from all over the UK, arriving by train.

      The Vale of Rheidol Railway, a narrow-gauge steam heritage track, uses Aberystwyth as a terminus. Running through the glorious Ceredigion countryside for 12 miles, this is a great family day out.

      With an impressively grand facade that won the National Railway Heritage Award in 2003, Aberystwyth Station has two platforms - one of standard gauge and RheidolÕs narrow gauge, catering for nearly half a million passengers every year.

  • How long does it take to walk from Aberystwyth Station to Aberystwyth city centre?
    • Aberystwyth Station is less than a five-minute walk into the town centre, via Terrace Road.

  • What car parking facilities are available at Aberystwyth Station?
    • There are facilities for 15 cars at Aberystwyth Station.

  • What facilities are there for bike storage at Aberystwyth Station?
    • Aberystwyth Station has storage for 10 bikes, with CCTV available.

  • What other facilities are available at Aberystwyth Station?
      • Toilets, including baby changing facilities
      • Coin and cards telephones
      • Disabled access - including step-free access throughout, ramps, wheelchairs and induction loop systems
  • Which popular destinations can be reached from Aberystwyth Station?
  • Did you know?
    Multiflex Tickets
    Are our lowest Single fare for hundreds of regular journeys
    Available exclusively on our App
  • Did you know?
    Plan ahead. Reserve a place.
    We’re doing all we can to help everyone travel safer at the current time.
    Reserve a place
  • Did you know?
    Travel safer
    You can plan ahead and decide when to travel using our Capacity Checker.
    Let's try it

Discover OUR destinations

Wales has a variety of experiences – explore every cragg, corner and crevice!