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There are 9 ways to get from Arras to Cardiff by train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car train, car ferry or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  5h 41m

  1. Take the train from Arras(F) to Lille Flandres Tgv
  2. Take the train from Gare de Lille Europe to London St. Pancras International
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central

$143 - $306

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Drive, car ferry  •  6h 27m

  1. Drive from Arras to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Cardiff

$84 - $132

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  10h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Arras to Lille
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Cardiff, Castle Street

$85 - $123

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5h 14m

  1. Drive from Arras to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Cardiff

$231 - $263

Train to Paris CDG, fly to Cardiff  •  5h 4m

  1. Take the train from Arras(F) to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Cardiff (CWL) CDG - CWL

$92 - $283

Train to Paris CDG, fly to Bristol, train  •  5h 42m

  1. Take the train from Arras(F) to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Bristol (BRS) CDG - BRS
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central

$124 - $350

Train to Brussels, fly to Bristol, train  •  6h 40m

  1. Take the train from Arras(F) to Bruxelles Midi
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Bristol (BRS) BRU - BRS
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central

$142 - $389

Train to Brussels, fly to Birmingham, train  •  8h 10m

  1. Take the train from Arras(F) to Bruxelles Midi
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Birmingham (BHX) BRU - BHX
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central

$158 - $427

Train, train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Cardiff  •  8h 40m

  1. Take the train from Arras(F) to Bruxelles Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Schiphol Airport
  3. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Cardiff (CWL) AMS - CWL

$131 - $396

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Arras to Cardiff is to bus and bus and ferry which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 10h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Arras to Cardiff is to train and fly which costs 80€ - 250€ and takes 5h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Arras to Cardiff. However, there are services departing from Arras and arriving at Cardiff, Castle Street via Lille and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 37m.

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The distance between Arras and Cardiff is 438 km.

The best way to get from Arras to Cardiff without a car is to train which takes 5h 41m and costs 120€ - 270€.

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It takes approximately 5h 41m to get from Arras to Cardiff, including transfers.

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Arras to Cardiff bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Arras station.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Cardiff Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Arras to Cardiff bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cardiff, Castle Street station.

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Cardiff is 1h behind Arras. It is currently 6:01 AM in Arras and 5:01 AM in Cardiff.

Map of how to get from Arras to Cardiff.
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  • Distance: 274 miles
  • Duration: 5h 41m

What companies run services between Arras, France and Cardiff, Wales?

You can take a train from Arras to Cardiff via Lille Flandres, Gare de Lille Europe, London St. Pancras International, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Paddington, and London Paddington in around 5h 41m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Paris CDG to Cardiff via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Paris CDG to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Paris CDG to Bristol via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Bristol via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Cardiff via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Paris CDG to Bristol via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Bristol via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Brussels to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Arras(F) to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$19 - $30
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Arras(F) to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$30 - $34
Train from Arras(F) to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Arras(F) to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $140
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
Train from Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $75
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Arras to Lille
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Cardiff, Castle Street
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
National Express
Ferry operators

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