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

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Train  •  5h 22m

  1. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Newport (S Wales)

£60 - £90

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Bus  •  8h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Caernarfon to Aberystwyth T2
  2. Take the bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 5 to Cardiff, Kingsway GQ M7

£22 - £35

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Drive  •  3h 31m

  1. Drive from Caernarfon to Newport 158.8 miles

£26 - £40

Fly, train  •  3h 32m

  1. Fly from Anglesey (VLY) to Cardiff (CWL) VLY - CWL
  2. Take the train from Barry to Cardiff Central
  3. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Newport (S Wales)

£80 - £174

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The cheapest way to get from Caernarfon to Newport is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 3h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Caernarfon to Newport is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 3h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Caernarfon to Newport. However, there are services departing from Caernarfon and arriving at Malpas, Kimberly Park via Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 5 and Cardiff, Greyfriars Road GH. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 45m.

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The distance between Caernarfon and Newport is 121 miles. The road distance is 158.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Caernarfon to Newport without a car is to train which takes 5h 22m and costs £60 - £90.

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It takes approximately 5h 22m to get from Caernarfon to Newport, including transfers.

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Caernarfon to Newport bus services, operated by Lloyd's Coaches, depart from Caernarfon station.

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The best way to get from Caernarfon to Newport is to train which takes 5h 22m and costs £60 - £90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £21 - £40 and takes 8h 45m.

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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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Caernarfon to Newport bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Cardiff, Kingsway GQ station.

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Map of how to get from Caernarfon to Newport.
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  • Distance: 120.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 22m

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

Transport for Wales operates a train from Caernarfon to Newport every 4 hours. Tickets cost £60 - £90 and the journey takes 3h 59m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Caernarfon to Newport via Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 5, Cardiff, Kingsway GQ, and Cardiff, Greyfriars Road GH in around 8h 45m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Anglesey to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £190
Train operators
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£60 - £90
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Advanced Single
£28 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£60 - £90
First Anytime Day Single
£95 - £140
Train from Barry to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Advanced Single
£2 - £3
Anytime Day Single
£3 - £5
First Anytime Day Single
£4 - £6
Train from Cardiff Central to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Advanced Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single
£4 - £7
First Anytime Day Single
£5 - £9
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £9
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£5 - £8
Advanced Single
£5 - £9
Anytime Day Single
£4 - £9
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £30
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£15 - £23
Anytime Single
£20 - £30
Off-Peak Single
£7 - £12
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 5 to Cardiff, Kingsway GQ
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£17 - £28
Website
Megabus UK

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Yes, the driving distance between Caernarfon to Newport is 159 miles. It takes approximately 3h 31m to drive from Caernarfon to Newport.

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Flybe offers flights from Anglesey Airport to Cardiff Airport.

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There are 587+ hotels available in Newport. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Caernarfon to Anglesey Airport is to taxi which takes 33 min and costs £50 - £65.

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