There are 6 ways to get from Cardiff to Caerphilly Castle by train, bus, taxi, car, towncar or foot

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Train  •  23 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Queen Street to Caerphilly

$3 - $6

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Line 26 bus  •  46 min

  1. Take the line 26 bus from Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle) to Caerphilly Library / The Twyn (Wheatsheaf PH) 25 / ...

$6

Taxi  •  12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cardiff to Caerphilly Castle 7.9 miles

$24 - $30

Drive  •  12 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Caerphilly Castle 7.9 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  12 min

  1. Take an Uber from Cardiff to Caerphilly Castle 7.9 miles

$16 - $25

Walk  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Walk from Cardiff to Caerphilly Castle 8.9 miles

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle) and arriving at Caerphilly Library / The Twyn (Wheatsheaf PH). Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 41 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cardiff Queen Street and arriving at Caerphilly. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

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The distance between Cardiff and Caerphilly Castle is 7 miles. The road distance is 7.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Caerphilly Castle without a car is to train which takes 23 min and costs .

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The train from Cardiff Queen Street to Caerphilly takes 15 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Cardiff to Caerphilly Castle bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, depart from Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle) station.

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Cardiff to Caerphilly Castle train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Cardiff Queen Street station.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Caerphilly Castle is to train which takes 23 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 26 bus, which costs and takes 46 min.

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Cardiff to Caerphilly Castle bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, arrive at Caerphilly Library / The Twyn (Wheatsheaf PH) station.

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Cardiff to Caerphilly Castle train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Caerphilly station.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff to Caerphilly Castle.
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  • Distance: 6.9 miles
  • Duration: 23 min

What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and Caerphilly Castle, Wales?

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Cardiff to Caerphilly Castle every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $6 and the journey takes 15 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach South Wales operates a bus from Cardiff to Caerphilly Castle every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $6 and the journey takes 41 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Queen Street to Caerphilly
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$2 - $4
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $6
First Anytime Day Single
$4 - $7
Bus operators
Stagecoach South Wales
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle) to Caerphilly Library / The Twyn (Wheatsheaf PH)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cardiff to Caerphilly Castle
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $25
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Assist
$16 - $25
UberX
$16 - $25
Exec
$26 - $40
UberXL
$24 - $35
Taxi from Cardiff to Caerphilly Castle
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Cardiff Taxis and Executive Hire
Phone
+44 29 2199 2200
Website
cardifftaxis.com
Cardiff Cabs
Phone
+44 29 2090 9090
Website
cardiffcabs.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff to Caerphilly Castle is 8 miles. It takes approximately 12 min to drive from Cardiff to Caerphilly Castle.

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