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There are 4 ways to get from Caernarfon to Cardiff by plane, train or car

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Fly  •  2 h 7 min

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

$120 - $212

Cheapest option

Train via Llanfairpwll  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Llanfairpwll to Cardiff Central

$116 - $173

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 24 min

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

$117 - $173

Drive  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Caernarfon to Cardiff 162.5 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Caernarfon to Cardiff is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 3 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Caernarfon to Cardiff is to fly which costs £90 - £170 and takes 2 h 7 min.

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The distance between Caernarfon and Cardiff is 124 miles. The road distance is 162.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Caernarfon to Cardiff without a car is to train which takes 4 h 24 min and costs £85 - £140.

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It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to get from Caernarfon to Cardiff, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Caernarfon to Cardiff is to fly which takes 2 h 7 min and costs £90 - £170. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £85 - £140 and takes 4 h 24 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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Yes, the driving distance between Caernarfon to Cardiff is 162 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 43 min to drive from Caernarfon to Cardiff.

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Flybe offers flights from Anglesey Airport to Cardiff Airport.

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There are 541+ hotels available in Cardiff. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Caernarfon to Cardiff.
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  • Distance: 124.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 7 min

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

Flybe flies from Caernarfon to Cardiff once daily. Alternatively, Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Caernarfon to Cardiff 3 times a day. Tickets cost $80 - $130 and the journey takes 4 h 11 min.

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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $130
First Anytime Day Single
$130 - $200
Train from Llanfairpwll to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
Frequency
Once a week
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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The best way to get from Caernarfon to Anglesey Airport is to taxi which takes 33 min and costs £70 - £90.

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