One easy ticket to cheaper, faster travel

Save time and money* on journeys between South Wales and Aberystwyth with our combined rail and TrawsCymru T1 bus ticket. 

Instead of using different apps, websites and sellers to buy your separate train and bus tickets, you can now purchase one ticket to cover your journey on both our rail services and the TrawsCymru T1 buses.

If you’re travelling on our rail service from destinations in South Wales you’ll need to get off the train at Carmarthen and then swap onto a TrawsCymru T1 bus service to continue your journey. The bus stop for the T1 service is located opposite the exit of the rail station. If you’re travelling from Aberystwyth, Lampeter or Aberaeron, you’ll start your journey on a TrawsCymru service and swap onto our rail service at Carmarthen to continue to your journey to your destination. 

*In comparison to selected rail-only journeys. Based on selected journeys via combined route versus train-only, July 2023.


By travelling on both modes, you can save time and money.

For example

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Swansea - Aberystwyth

A journey from Swansea to Aberystwyth with our combined ticket


  • From £16.30 for an Anytime Single ticket
  • 2 hrs 7 mins quicker


For example

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Bridgend - Aberystwyth

A journey from Bridgend to Aberystwyth with our combined ticket


  • From £11.30 for an Advance Single ticket
  • 30 mins quicker
Ticket prices valid from 02/04/2024. Cost and time savings based on selected journeys by combined route versus rail-only journeys, when compared with standard single fare by rail-only journey via Shrewsbury, April 2024.

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Where can I buy a combined ticket?

You can purchase your combined tickets or rail tickets on our website, our app, or at any railway station.


TrawsCymru bus services 

You can purchase tickets to and from Aberaeron and Lampeter on our website as part of your combined journey. Please be aware there are additional stops to these on the TrawsCyrmu bus services between Carmarthen and Aberystwyth. For any questions, your bus driver will be able to help or you can visit the TrawsCymru website for more information.

Please note, there are no toilet facilities onboard the TrawsCymru T1 service. 

For customers wishing to board in Aberaeron, you can enjoy waiting facilities at our hospitality partner Ambassador Café.