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There are 5 ways to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Cardiff Castle by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus, train  •  1h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal to Temple Meads Stn A1
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central

£24 - £119

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Bus  •  2h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal to Cabot Circus Falc
  2. Take the bus from Bristol City Centre to Cardiff City Centre Uk042 / ...

£10 - £12

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Taxi  •  57 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Cardiff Castle 47 miles

£95 - £120

Drive  •  57 min

  1. Drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Cardiff Castle 47 miles

£7 - £11

Towncar  •  57 min

  1. Take a town car from Bristol Airport to Cardiff Castle 47 miles

£30 - £120

Bristol Airport (BRS) to Cardiff Castle by bus, train and walk

The journey time between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Cardiff Castle is around 1h 48m and covers a distance of around 47 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 23m. Operated by First, First Great Western Service and CrossCountry, the Bristol Airport (BRS) to Cardiff Castle service departs from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal and arrives in Cardiff Castle. Typically 211 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 48m
Fastest journey time:
1h 23m
Journey distance:
47 miles
Services per week:
211
Cheapest price:
£24
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:50
Last service departs at:
23:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bristol Airport (BRS) to Cardiff Castle bus, train and walk schedules

Departing Monday, August 2, 2021

Bristol Airport (BRS) → Cardiff Castle
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The cheapest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Cardiff Castle is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Cardiff Castle is to taxi which costs £95 - £120 and takes 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Cardiff Castle. However, there are services departing from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal and arriving at Cardiff City Centre via Bristol City Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 28m.

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The distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Cardiff Castle is 21 miles. The road distance is 47 miles.

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The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Cardiff Castle without a car is to bus and train which takes 1h 50m and costs £24 - £120.

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It takes approximately 1h 50m to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Cardiff Castle, including transfers.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to Cardiff Castle bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, depart from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal station.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to Cardiff Castle bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Cardiff City Centre station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) to Cardiff Castle is 47 miles. It takes approximately 57 min to drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Cardiff Castle.

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  • Distance: 21.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 50m

What companies run services between Bristol Airport (BRS), England and Cardiff Castle, Wales?

You can take a bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Cardiff Castle via Cabot Circus, Bristol City Centre, and Cardiff City Centre in around 2h 28m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal to Cabot Circus
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6
Website
Stagecoach South West
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bristol City Centre to Cardiff City Centre
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Cardiff Castle
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
£95 - £120
Yellow Cabs
Phone
+44 117 923 1515
Website
yellowcabsbristol.co.uk
Gloucester Road Taxis
Phone
+44 117 325 5255
CityFox Taxis
Phone
+44 117 403 2798
Bristol City Taxis
Phone
+44 117 214 0944
Website
bctaxis.co.uk
AA Taxis Bristol
Phone
+44 117 955 5000
Website
aataxibristol.co.uk
1st Call Taxis
Phone
+44 117 955 5111
MBee's
Phone
+44 1275 880 666
Gatsby's Taxi Co of Clevedon
Phone
+44 1275 350 036
DJB Taxi
Phone
+44 7555 475 787
Cheddar District Taxis
Phone
+44 1934 744 744
Website
cheddardistricttaxis.co.uk
GoCars
Phone
+44 1934 440 111
Website
gocars.co
All The Twos
Phone
+44 1934 222 222
Website
curtiseecabs.co.uk
1st Ace Cars
Phone
+44 1934 811 111
Pauls Taxis
Phone
+44 1761 414661
Jayride
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Bristol Airport to Cardiff Castle
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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