There are 5 ways to get from Bristol to Caerphilly by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 50 bus  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the line 50 bus from Newport, North Street to Caerphilly Library / The Twyn (Wheatsheaf PH) 50

$20 - $53

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Bus First, line 50 bus  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Newport, Market Square 7Xp
  2. Take the line 50 bus from Newport, Market Square to Caerphilly Library / The Twyn (Wheatsheaf PH) 50

$11 - $12

3 alternative options

Bus National Express, line 50 bus  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Newport, Kingsway 202 / ...
  2. Take the line 50 bus from Newport, Market Square to Caerphilly Library / The Twyn (Wheatsheaf PH) 50

$13 - $16

Taxi  •  50 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bristol to Caerphilly 43.1 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from Bristol to Caerphilly 43.1 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Caerphilly is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol to Caerphilly is to taxi which costs £90 - £110 and takes 50 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol station to Caerphilly. However, there are services departing from Bristol, Bus Station and arriving at Caerphilly Library / The Twyn (Wheatsheaf PH) via Newport, Market Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 34 min.

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The distance between Bristol and Caerphilly is 28 miles. The road distance is 43.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Caerphilly without a car is to train and line 50 bus which takes 1 h 19 min and costs £15 - £40.

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It takes approximately 1 h 19 min to get from Bristol to Caerphilly, including transfers.

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Bristol to Caerphilly bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bristol, Bus Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bristol to Caerphilly is 43 miles. It takes approximately 50 min to drive from Bristol to Caerphilly.

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There are 476+ hotels available in Caerphilly. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bristol to Caerphilly.
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  • Distance: 28.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 19 min

What companies run services between Bristol, England and Caerphilly, Wales?

You can take a bus from Bristol to Caerphilly via Newport, Kingsway and Newport, Market Square in around 1 h 34 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $26
CrossCountry
Bus operators
Stagecoach South Wales
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Newport, North Street to Caerphilly Library / The Twyn (Wheatsheaf PH)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Newport, Market Square to Caerphilly Library / The Twyn (Wheatsheaf PH)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
stagecoachbus.com
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 Bristol, Bus Station to Newport, Kingsway
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Bristol to Caerphilly
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Yellow Cabs
Phone
+44 117 923 1515
Website
yellowcabsbristol.co.uk
Alpha Taxis
Phone
+44 117 921 1211
AA Taxis
Phone
+44 117 955 5000

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