Arriving by Train - Big Welcome 2023

For current train service information please go to the Transport for Wales website.


Arriving by train for a pre-booked move in slot: Friday 22 - Saturday 23 of September

During the main arrivals period, from Friday 22nd – Saturday 23rd of September, a free bus service will be available for students arriving on trains into Aberystwyth. This service will take you from the train station to the key collection point for your residence.  Please leave the station by the exit straight ahead (at the end of the platform), where out A-Team volunteers (in red t-shirts) will direct you to the bus.

If you have booked to arrive during the ‘out of hours’ slots, please follow the guidance noted in the section below.

Arriving at other times

If you have booked to move into university accommodation during one of the below time/date slots, please not that you may be asked to make your way independently from the train station to the key collection point for your residence. This applies to:

  • Students who have booked an ‘early’ arrival slot that falls before the 22nd of September.
  • Students who have booked to arrive ‘out of hours’ slot during the main arrivals period.
  • Students who have booked a ‘late; arrivals slot from Sunday 24th of September onwards.

When leaving the train station from the left hand exit, a taxi rank is located immediately outside.