There are 3 ways to get from Birmingham to Cardigan by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Aberystwyth
  2. Take the bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Cardigan, Rugby Ground (Cardigan Rugby Ground) T5

$56 - $84

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Aberystwyth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Cardigan, Finch Square (St Mary`s Church) T5

$19 - $27

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Cardigan 160.7 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham station to Cardigan. However, there are services departing from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and arriving at Cardigan, Finch Square (St Mary`s Church) via Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 52 min.

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The distance between Birmingham and Cardigan is 121 miles. The road distance is 160.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Cardigan without a car is to train and bus which takes 4 h 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 56 min to get from Birmingham to Cardigan, including transfers.

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Birmingham to Cardigan bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth.

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Birmingham to Cardigan bus services, operated by Richards Bros, arrive at Cardigan, Finch Square (St Mary`s Church) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Birmingham to Cardigan is 161 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 15 min to drive from Birmingham to Cardigan.

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There are 356+ hotels available in Cardigan. Prices start at $91 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham to Cardigan.
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  • Distance: 120.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 56 min

What companies run services between Birmingham, England and Cardigan, Wales?

You can take a bus from Birmingham to Cardigan via Aberystwyth and Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) in around 5 h 52 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Aberystwyth
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $75
First Anytime Day Single
$80 - $120
Bus operators
Richards Bros
Phone
+44 1239 613756
Email
enquiries@richardsbros.co.uk
Website
richardsbros.co.uk
Bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Cardigan, Rugby Ground (Cardigan Rugby Ground)
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
richardsbros.co.uk
Bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Cardigan, Finch Square (St Mary`s Church)
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
richardsbros.co.uk
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 Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Aberystwyth
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com

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