There are 7 ways to get from Bristol to Motorpoint Arena Cardiff by train, bus, taxi, car or rideshare

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Train  •  53 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central

$20 - $55

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Rideshare  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Bristol to Cardiff 43.2 miles

$5 - $10

5 alternative options

Train via Stapleton Road  •  59 min

  1. Take the train from Stapleton Road to Cardiff Central

$19 - $40

Bus National Express  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Cathays Park, University (University of Wales Cardiff) 202 / ...

$7 - $11

Bus First  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Newport, Market Square 7Xp
  2. Take the bus from Newport, Market Square to Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Holiday Inn) X5

$12 - $13

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bristol to Motorpoint Arena Cardiff 42.9 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from Bristol to Motorpoint Arena Cardiff 42.9 miles

$9 - $14

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bristol, Bus Station station and arriving at Cathays Park, University (University of Wales Cardiff). Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bristol Temple Meads and arriving at Cardiff Central. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 46 min.

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The distance between Bristol and Motorpoint Arena Cardiff is 25 miles. The road distance is 42.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Motorpoint Arena Cardiff without a car is to train which takes 53 min and costs .

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The train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central takes 46 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Bristol to Motorpoint Arena Cardiff bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bristol, Bus Station.

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Bristol to Motorpoint Arena Cardiff train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Bristol Temple Meads station.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Motorpoint Arena Cardiff is to train which takes 53 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 26 min.

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Bristol to Motorpoint Arena Cardiff bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cathays Park, University (University of Wales Cardiff) station.

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Bristol to Motorpoint Arena Cardiff train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Cardiff Central station.

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Map of how to get from Bristol to Motorpoint Arena Cardiff.
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  • Distance: 24.9 miles
  • Duration: 53 min

What companies run services between Bristol, England and Motorpoint Arena Cardiff, Wales?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Bristol to Motorpoint Arena Cardiff hourly. Tickets cost $20 - $40 and the journey takes 46 min. CrossCountry also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Bristol to Motorpoint Arena Cardiff every 4 hours. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Train from Stapleton Road to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $40
Bus operators
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 Cathays Park, University (University of Wales Cardiff)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Newport, Market Square to Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Holiday Inn)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bristol to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Bristol to Motorpoint Arena Cardiff
Ave. Duration
47 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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Yes, the driving distance between Bristol to Motorpoint Arena Cardiff is 43 miles. It takes approximately 47 min to drive from Bristol to Motorpoint Arena Cardiff.

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

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Bristol and Motorpoint Arena Cardiff. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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