There are 3 ways to get from Bangor to Cardiff by train, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Cardiff Central

$80 - $130

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Fly  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Anglesey (VLY) to Cardiff (CWL) VLY - CWL

$36 - $113

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Drive  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Bangor to Cardiff 170.9 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Bangor to Cardiff is to drive which costs £27 - £45 and takes 3 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bangor to Cardiff is to fly which costs £27 - £90 and takes 3 h 43 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bangor (Gwynedd) and arriving at Cardiff Central. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 4 h 11 min.

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The distance between Bangor and Cardiff is 128 miles. The road distance is 170.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Bangor to Cardiff without a car is to train which takes 4 h 11 min and costs £60 - £95.

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The train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Cardiff Central takes 4 h 11 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Bangor to Cardiff train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Bangor (Gwynedd) station.

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The best way to get from Bangor to Cardiff is to train which takes 4 h 11 min and costs £60 - £95. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs £27 - £90 and takes 3 h 43 min.

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The quickest flight from Anglesey Airport to Cardiff Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Bangor to Cardiff train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Cardiff Central station.

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  • Distance: 128 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 11 min

What companies run services between Bangor, Wales and Cardiff, Wales?

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Bangor to Cardiff every 4 hours. Tickets cost $80 - $130 and the journey takes 4 h 11 min. Alternatively, Flybe flies from Bangor to Cardiff once daily.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Anglesey to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $130
First Anytime Day Single
$130 - $200

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Yes, the driving distance between Bangor to Cardiff is 171 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 56 min to drive from Bangor to Cardiff.

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Flybe offers flights from Anglesey Airport to Cardiff Airport.

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There are 532+ hotels available in Cardiff. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bangor to Anglesey Airport is to bus which takes 1 h and costs £3 - £5.

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